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ICE July 2021 canola (candlesticks) with 20-, 50- and 100-day moving averages (yellow, dark yellow and green lines). (Barchart)

ICE weekly outlook: For canola, the only certainty is volatility

"The market has to feel comfortable there’s a crop on the way"

MarketsFarm — After starting this week with losses, canola bounced back with back-to-back gains, raising prices by more than $20 per tonne for old-crop after falling back $4-$5 on Monday. Errol Anderson, an analyst with ProMarket Communications in Calgary, emphasized there will be a good amount of volatility in the markets, with wide swings possible […] Read more





ICE May 2019 canola with Bollinger (20,2) bands, a gauge of market volatility. (Barchart)

ICE weekly outlook: Canola bearish with or without China

MarketsFarm — ICE Futures canola contracts saw a modest correction off of major support over the week ended Wednesday, but the longer-term trend remains pointed lower with large old-crop supplies and uncertain export prospects overhanging the market. Canadian canola exports to China are effectively non-existent right now, with the absence of that major customer casting […] Read more



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ICE weekly outlook: Canola ‘stuck in neutral’

CNS Canada — ICE Futures Canada canola contracts are lacking any clear direction at the beginning of May, and may stay rangebound through the seeding period. “Canola is stuck in neutral,” said Wayne Palmer, senior market analyst with Agri-Trend Marketing. “We’re at that stage where it’s rangebound, waiting for news, and watching the weather across […] Read more