Black Sea wheat volume in July: futures volume of 25,330 lots, options 1,150 lots; open interest (across F&O) of 35,739 lots at month-end
Black Sea wheat option strike/ expiry month: Open Interest as of July 31st, 2020
Black Sea corn futures (BCF) in July 1,200 lots; open interest (across F&O) of 2,591 lots at month-end
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