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ICE May 2021 canola (candlesticks) with Bollinger (20,2) bands, July 2021 canola (green line) and November 2021 canola (black line). (Barchart)

ICE weekly outlook: USDA reports could spur record canola acres

MarketsFarm — After May and July canola contracts took hefty hits over the past the week, they skyrocketed to close out the calendar month following a pair of reports from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The department on Wednesday issued its first survey-based prospective planting report for 2021, which called for increased acres for […] Read more

ICE May 2021 canola with 20-, 50- and 100-day moving averages. (Barchart)

ICE weekly outlook: Canola still finding support

U.S. acreage estimates could sway futures

MarketsFarm — The ICE Futures canola market saw some wide price swings over the week ended Wednesday, dropping by more than $50 per tonne off its contract highs in the nearby May contract before recovering to trade just a few dollars off of those levels once again. Tight canola supplies, strength in world vegetable oil […] Read more


ICE May 2021 canola with Bollinger (20,2) bands. (Barchart)

ICE weekly outlook: Is a bear market next for canola?

Winnipeg | MarketsFarm — The canola market started to retreat this week as unpriced supplies still in the countryside approach non-existent, according to Wayne Palmer, analyst with Exceed Grain in Winnipeg. For the first half of the week of March 15, canola began to lose strength, particularly in old-crop months. That was highlighted at the […] Read more






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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

ICE’s ticker symbol on display at the ICE-owned New York Stock Exchange in March 2016. (Photo: Reuters/Brendan McDermid)

ICE weekly outlook: Canola watching soy ahead of harvest

CNS Canada — ICE Futures canola contracts held relatively rangebound during the week ended Wednesday, although the looming harvest and weakness in CBOT soybeans could weigh on values going forward. The November canola contract held above the psychological $500 per tonne level during the week, which should be providing decent opportunities for hedging, said commodities […] Read more



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ICE weekly outlook: Canola still married to soybeans

CNS Canada –– ICE Futures Canada canola futures were mostly higher during the week ended Wednesday, with some support coming from gains in the Chicago soy complex. Speculative-based short covering, after the January contract moved above the 30-day moving average at about $411 per tonne on Wednesday, was also bullish, according to analysts. The January […] Read more