BC-Merc Table

4/24/2015 12:30 PM
By Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Futures trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Fri:

Open High Low Settle Chg.
CATTLE
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
Apr 159.72 161.40 158.55 161.17 +1.87
Jun 149.60 151.65 148.40 151.20 +2.18
Aug 148.07 149.90 147.05 149.72 +1.87
Oct 149.65 151.40 148.87 151.22 +1.65
Dec 150.42 152.35 149.82 152.00 +1.58
Feb 149.67 151.67 149.40 151.37 +1.30
Apr 148.60 150.62 148.42 150.52 +1.25
Jun 141.90 144.22 141.52 143.92 +1.95
Aug 139.62 141.95 139.52 141.95 +1.95
Est. sales 116,878. Thu.'s sales 51,990
Thu.'s open int 269,257, up 395
FEEDER CATTLE
50,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
Apr 214.32 215.87 213.25 214.85 +.58
May 211.55 214.72 210.62 214.07 +2.82
Aug 213.20 216.32 212.25 215.67 +2.72
Sep 212.57 215.12 211.17 214.70 +2.73
Oct 211.35 214.00 210.40 213.87 +2.70
Nov 210.30 212.95 209.35 212.95 +3.00
Jan 204.40 206.77 203.60 206.50 +2.83
Mar 201.50 204.00 201.25 204.00 +3.00
Est. sales 23,709. Thu.'s sales 10,067
Thu.'s open int 38,622
HOGS,LEAN
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
May 72.00 72.32 71.60 71.95 +.03
Jun 78.70 79.70 77.75 79.45 +1.13
Jul 80.07 81.05 79.25 80.75 +.85
Aug 80.07 81.05 79.40 80.75 +.73
Oct 71.70 71.95 71.00 71.87 +.32
Dec 68.50 69.00 68.10 68.90 +.25
Feb 71.25 71.50 70.85 71.27 +.02
Apr 73.55 73.55 72.90 73.40 +.15
May 77.65 77.65 77.65 77.65 +.23
Jun 80.25 80.30 79.90 80.00
Jul 78.40
Aug 77.00
Est. sales 68,415. Thu.'s sales 35,702
Thu.'s open int 218,412, up 1,224
PORK BELLIES
40,000 lbs.; cents per lb.
No open contracts.


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