(ANSA) – MILAN, MAY 26 – Raw materials in no particular order as the war in Ukraine continues and Europe tries to reduce dependence on Russia. Wheat fell sharply, marking its third session in decline, following news on maritime corridors for international navigation from seven Ukrainian ports.
Quotes on the Chicago Stock Exchange hit a maximum decline of 2.8%, after having lost more than 3% in the previous two days. The hard grade drops by 1.7% to $ 1,272 per contractual unit from 5 thousand bushels (bushels), and soft wheat to $ 1,121 (-2.1%).
Sitting in flexion also for the gas, with the arrival of the warm season. In Amsterdam the price drops to 85 euros per MWh with a drop of 3.2%. In London the price drops to 140 pence per Mmbtu (-5.8%). Oil is raising its head with WTI and Brent which appear at 111 dollars a barrel, with an increase of 0.7%.
Among other commodities, gold fell to 1,845 dollars an ounce (-0.4%). Silver moved slightly at $ 21.77 an ounce (-0.02%). (HANDLE).
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