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U.S. grains: Crop concerns, Chinese buying spark rallies in soy, corn

CBOT December wheat closes higher

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Board of Trade corn and soybean futures rallied on Tuesday on rising export demand from China and concerns that deteriorating crop conditions will curtail the size of the U.S. fall harvest, traders said. Soybeans topped out at a seven-month high while corn jumped 2.6 per cent to its highest in […] Read more

U.S. grains: Corn drops to three-week low

Soybeans ease despite crop rating fall as China news weighed

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. corn futures fell for a second straight session on Tuesday and touched a three-week low on an unexpected rise in government crop condition ratings and favorable U.S. Midwest weather that was seen bolstering the recently planted crop. Soybean prices also eased, despite a decline in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s […] Read more


U.S. grains: Soy slumps on improved crop rating

Chicago | Reuters –– U.S. soybean futures retreated on Tuesday on improving crop prospects and a lack of progress in trade talks with China, the world’s top importer of the oilseed, traders said. Prices took a hit after soybeans climbed on Monday on short covering and hopes for easing tensions in the trade war between […] Read more