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Chicago Wheat Surges by Exchange Limits as Attack Risks Supplies

  • Commodities extend rally after Russia hits targets in Ukraine
  • World food prices near record high; fertilizer costs climbing
Workers load harvested palm oil fruit bunches onto a truck at a plantation in Kapar, Selangor, Malaysia, in January.

Workers load harvested palm oil fruit bunches onto a truck at a plantation in Kapar, Selangor, Malaysia, in January.

Photographer: Samsul Said/Bloomberg
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Grain markets catapulted even higher as Russia’s attack on Ukraine put a vital source of global supplies at risk.