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U.S. grains: Wheat, soybean futures rally

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. wheat futures rose for the sixth day in a row on Thursday, with new forecasts calling for extended dryness in the U.S. Plains pushing prices to fresh 7-1/2-month highs, traders said. Soybean futures rallied to a 13-month high on signs of strong export data. Parched soils in Argentina that threatened […] Read more

U.S. grains: Soy, wheat, corn firm on export demand

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures firmed on Thursday on supportive export demand and light bargain buying following a three-day slide, along with renewed optimism about demand for soy-based biodiesel fuel, analysts said. Wheat and corn rose on light technical buying and bullish weekly export sales data. Chicago Board of Trade November soybean futures […] Read more


U.S. grains: Wheat down on weak export demand

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. wheat futures fell for a third straight day on Wednesday, pressured by plentiful global supplies and strong competition for export business, especially from Russia, traders said. Corn fell, following wheat, and soybeans also declined after a choppy session. Chicago Board of Trade December wheat settled down 4-3/4 cents at $4.30 […] Read more



U.S. grains: Soybeans ease but notch fourth weekly gain

Chicago | Reuters –– U.S. soybean futures fell on Friday on profit-taking but the benchmark Chicago Board of Trade November contract still recorded a fourth straight weekly advance, supported by firm cash markets and export demand. CBOT wheat rose on short-covering and worries about dry conditions in Australia while corn closed modestly higher in rangebound […] Read more

ICE weekly outlook: Harvest pressure set to increase

CNS Canada — The canola market will likely be tested in coming days as harvest pressure, both north and south of the border, intensifies. While futures enjoyed a bounce upward following a bearish report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday, the technical bias appears to be pointed lower. The front-month November contract at […] Read more


CBOT weekly outlook: Strong demand to underpin soy, corn

CNS Canada — Soybean and corn futures at the Chicago Board of Trade will soon face seasonal harvest pressure, but good demand may limit the downside this year. Slight upward revisions to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s yield estimates in the latest supply/demand report weighed on soybeans and corn on Tuesday, but the soybean losses […] Read more



U.S. grains: Wheat, corn futures ease, soy firms

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures sank to contract lows on Wednesday as ample global supplies provided overseas buyers with cheaper alternatives to U.S. offerings in export deals, traders said. Corn futures also were lower, pressured by the drop in wheat as well as good weather for crop development across the […] Read more