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JBS to resume U.S. share listing plan after COVID-19 fallout

Management looking also for US$100 million in cost cuts

Sao Paulo | Reuters — Brazil’s JBS SA is reviving plans to list shares on Wall Street after dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic’s fallout, CEO Gilberto Tomazoni said on Friday, as the world’s largest meatpacker reported strong quarterly results. Speaking on a conference call with analysts following the company’s second-quarter results, Tomazoni said the focus […] Read more

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U.S. livestock: CME live cattle limit down on long liquidation

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. cattle futures fell to a one-month low on Friday on fund-driven long liquidation and worries about declines on Wall Street, while hog futures firmed in largely technical trade, traders and analysts said. Live cattle fell despite higher wholesale beef values. Choice-grade wholesale beef prices rose $1.35, to $205.99/cwt. February live […] Read more