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Crude oil bearishness seeps into canola market

CNS Canada — The falling price of crude oil is a bearish force weighing on many agricultural commodities, including canola, according to a Prairie market analyst. “Crude oil has been a driver of this weakness,” said Errol Anderson, president of ProMarket Communications in Calgary. In the past month, crude oil dropped roughly US$9 per barrel […] Read more

Diesel prices to start edging up in 2017

Commodity News Service Canada – An improving U.S. economy and a global deal to limit oil production should give diesel prices a boost in the coming year. “We’ve been blessed with low diesel prices the past few years but we’re probably looking at higher prices in the New Year,” said Phil Flynn of Price Futures […] Read more

U.S. grains: Soy falls on position squaring

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures fell on Wednesday in the second straight day of declines as investors evened out positions and locked in profits from monthly gains, traders said. Wheat futures also fell, pressured by a firm dollar that further dimmed prospects for U.S. supplies on the export market. Corn was steady to […] Read more

U.S. grains: Soy snaps winning streak

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures fell 1.2 per cent on Tuesday, pulling back from a 4-1/2 month high on a round of profit-taking, as well as pressure from falling crude oil prices. Corn and wheat futures also fell, their fourth straight losing session due to pressure from ample global supplies. Multiple Chicago Board […] Read more