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Canola Council resets course for ‘efficiencies’

Facing new limits on available funding, Canada’s canola value chain organization plans to refocus its work on its “core strengths” and collaborate with other players. The Canola Council of Canada on Wednesday announced a revised work plan, coming out of a “priorities review” undertaken after one of Canada’s biggest grain companies called a halt to […] Read more

Canadian Financial Close: Dollar down with global tension

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Dec. 10 (CNS) – The Canadian dollar was weaker at market close, dragged down as concerns continued to mount about what China would do in retaliation for the Canadian arrest of a Chinese tech executive. The United Kingdom’s Brexit vote was also delayed, which weighed on global markets. The […] Read more

North American Grains and Oilseeds Review: Canola up as dollar dives

By Ashley Robinson, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Dec. 10 (CNS Canada) – The ICE Futures canola platform finished the day stronger, supported by a weak Canadian dollar. Trading was choppy in the last few minutes before market close. The Canadian dollar fell below the 75 U.S. cents mark Monday, as tensions continue to rise […] Read more

Dropping dollar pushing ICE canola higher

By Ashley Robinson, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Dec. 10, 2018 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts are stronger at midday Monday, supported by a plunge in the value of the Canadian dollar. The Canadian dollar has dropped below the 75 U.S. cent mark as tensions continue to increase over the arrest of Huawei […] Read more

Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Dec. 10 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was down Monday morning with drops in the oil and gold prices and the stock markets. At 9:03 CST Monday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7486 or C$1.3353, which compares with Friday’s North American close of US$0.7519 or C$1.3299. China’s […] Read more

Global Markets: Brexit vote to be delayed

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Dec. 10, 2018 (CNS) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. China is accusing Canada of breaking a bilateral agreement by not informing the Chinese consulate of the arrest of Huawei Technologies Co. Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou right away. According […] Read more

ICE canola weakens Monday morning

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Dec. 10 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were weaker Monday morning, taking some direction from Chicago Board of Trade soybeans and soyoil. Speculative profit-taking to start the week contributed to the early declines, according to analysts. Ample supplies in the commercial pipeline and a subsequent […] Read more


U.S. livestock: CME lean hogs rebound

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. lean hog futures closed out the week on a positive note on Friday as hopes for a pickup in pork sales to China fueled speculative buying that lifted prices more than one per cent and reversed the prior session’s losses. The market remains focused on trade talks between the U.S. […] Read more