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Funds covering shorts in canola

Traders also move to net long in Chicago soybeans

MarketsFarm — Fund traders covered short positions in canola and moved to a net long position in Chicago soybeans during the week ended Wednesday, according to the latest commitment of traders (CoT) report from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The net managed money short position in ICE Futures canola came in Wednesday at […] Read more






ICE weekly outlook: Rangebound canola looks for bounce

MarketsFarm — ICE Futures canola contracts moved lower during the week ended Wednesday but remain rangebound overall, as market participants continued to await a clearer picture on the size of the 2019 crop. “The overall grain and oilseed complex still feels heavily weighted, but I’m hoping for at least a short-term bounce,” said Mike Jubinville […] Read more



ICE weekly outlook: Bearish funds keep canola pointed lower

MarketsFarm — ICE Futures canola prices fell to their lowest levels since 2014 during the week ended Wednesday, as bearish technical signals and a lack of progress on trade relations with China weighed on values. While a short-covering correction is possible, the underlying fundamentals also remain bearish. Speculators adding to their large net short positions […] Read more

U.S. grains: Soy higher after three-day skid

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures closed higher on Thursday, snapping a three-session slide, while corn and wheat rebounded from contract lows as fund-driven selling paused and forecasts signaled more U.S. planting delays, traders said. Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) July soybeans settled up four cents at $8.72-3/4 per bushel (all figures US$). CBOT […] Read more


Funds still holding large net short position in canola

MarketsFarm — The large short fund position in ICE canola futures held relatively steady during the week ended Tuesday, with only a small reduction in the net reportable position, according to the latest commitment of traders (CoT) report from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). According to the latest report, managed money and other […] Read more