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U.S. grains: Corn drops to nearly one-year low

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. grain prices fell about one per cent on Monday, with benchmark Chicago Board of Trade December corn sinking to a nearly one-year low, on technical selling and easing concerns that dry weather would reduce harvests. Several CBOT wheat futures contracts dropped to lifetime lows, while soybeans notched small declines. Soyoil […] Read more

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Canada suggests it could quit NAFTA talks over dispute mechanism

Ottawa | Reuters –– Canada laid down a tough line ahead of talks on modernizing NAFTA on Monday, suggesting it could walk away if the U.S. pushed to remove a key dispute-settlement mechanism in the trade deal. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, giving the most substantive outline yet of Canada’s goals, said she was “very optimistic” […] Read more