U.S. livestock: Lean hogs end lower

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) lean hog futures fell about three per cent on Thursday on sluggish cash markets, traders said, retreating after a two-session surge that lifted the August contract to a near-three-week high a day earlier. CME August lean hogs settled down 2.55 cents at 79.175 cents/lb., one day after […] Read more



U.S. livestock: CME lean hogs down on ample supplies

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) lean hog futures closed lower on Monday for a third straight session as plentiful U.S. hog and pork supplies continued to weigh on the market, analysts said. CME’s most-active August lean hogs contract ended down 0.975 cent at 76.075 cents/lb. after dipping to 75.575 cents, its lowest […] Read more



U.S. livestock: CME lean hogs end down, live cattle up

Chicago | Reuters –– Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) lean hog futures closed lower on Wednesday on technical selling including profit-taking and long liquidation ahead of the U.S. Independence Day holiday, along with bearish supply fundamentals, traders said. CME’s benchmark August lean hogs contract ended down 0.6 cent at 78.375 cents/lb., turning lower after rising to […] Read more




U.S. livestock: CME lean hogs up on bargain buying

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) lean hog futures closed higher on Wednesday in light bargain-buying after last week’s slide to three-month lows, but soft cash markets and ample hog supplies hung over the market and limited rallies, traders said. CME July lean hog futures settled up 0.15 cent at 81.625 cents/lb. and […] Read more