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ICE Canola Strengthens with Soy

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, September 22 – Canola contracts on the ICE Futures Canada platform were stronger Friday morning, taking strength from gains in the US soy complex. Cool and wet weather in Western Canada over the past few days delayed the harvest in certain areas, which was supportive. Spread-traders appear […] Read more

Canadian dollar and business outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada Sept. 22 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar gained slightly following a report on Canadian inflation. The Consumer Price Index showed an annual increase of 1.4 per cent, which was roughly in line with forecasts. Core inflation slowed to 0.1 per cent from 0.2 per cent when rates are seasonally […] Read more


Global Markets: Tim Horton’s in legal battle with franchise owners

By Commodity News Service Canada Sept. 22 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Tim Horton’s restaurants is taking legal action against a group of franchise owners over what it called leaked information and negative comments. The action could force franchise owners in the […] Read more




Canadian Financial Close: Canadian dollar slips

By Commodity News Service Canada Sept. 21 – The Canadian dollar slipped against its U.S. counterpart but managed to regain earlier losses in late-day trading. The dollar was battered by weaker oil prices and a stronger U.S. currency lifted by prospects that the U.S. Federal Reserve is still pondering interest rate hikes for 2017. Stronger […] Read more


Pulse Report: Good quality Sask lentil crop reported

By Commodity News Service Canada Sept. 21 (CNS Canada) – Most of the Saskatchewan pulse crop is in the bin, according to the latest report from Saskatchewan Agriculture. Lentils are 99 per cent combined and peas are 97 per cent complete, according to the crop report issued Sept. 21. Lentils saw lower yields in moisture-depleted […] Read more

Feed Grains: Saskatchewan grain harvest nearing completion

By Commodity News Service Canada Sept. 21 (CNS Canada) – Feed barley bids at Lethbridge, Alta., ranged from C$195 to C$200 per tonne, according to the latest Alberta government report released Sept. 15. That is in the same price range recorded the previous week. Elevator bids for feed barley in Central Alberta, delivered, were C$156.13 […] Read more


North American Grain/Oilseed Review: Canola turns lower with hedge pressure

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Sept. 21 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts settled with losses on Thursday, as hedge selling came forward late in the session to weigh on prices. Recent cool and wet harvest-delaying weather in parts of Western Canada were still supportive, but the forecasts are turning […] Read more

ICE canola firm as Canadian dollar weakens at midday

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Sept. 21 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were holding onto small gains at midday Thursday, with weakness in the Canadian dollar behind some of the strength. The currency was down by roughly half a cent relative to its US counterpart, which helps underpin crush […] Read more