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CBOT December 2021 corn (candlesticks) with 20-, 50- and 100-day moving averages (yellow, orange and dark green lines). (Barchart)

U.S. grains: Corn, soy sag on broad commodities weakness

Forecasts call for rain in northwestern U.S. Midwest

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. corn and soybean futures fell about 2.5 per cent on Thursday, following broad declines in commodities including crude oil and metals tied to fears about slowing global growth, analysts said. Pressure also stemmed from forecasts for rains in northwestern portions of the Midwest that could improve production prospects, particularly for […] Read more

CBOT December 2021 corn (candlesticks) with MGEX, CBOT and K.C. December 2021 wheats (green, yellow and orange lines). (Barchart)

U.S. grains: Corn limit down as crop weather improves

Market retreats from rallies last week

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Board of Trade corn futures sank by the daily limit on Tuesday as forecasts for cooler, wetter U.S. weather eased concerns about unfavourable crop conditions. Prices pulled back after climbing 12 per cent last week on lower-than-anticipated U.S. plantings estimates from the Department of Agriculture. The estimates made the market […] Read more