U.S. grains: Fresh sales to China fuel soy optimism

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures jumped to a one-month high on Thursday on news of fresh export sales to China and signs of a possible easing of the U.S. trade dispute with the world’s biggest buyer of the oilseed. Corn and wheat futures also rose, following soybeans. Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of Agriculture […] Read more

U.S. grains: Soybeans sag on demand worries

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures fell more than one per cent on Thursday on concerns about burdensome supplies and weak export demand as the U.S. trade war with China continues, analysts said. Wheat futures rose on short-covering and worries about drought in Australia, and corn edged higher, despite bearish weekly U.S. ethanol statistics. […] Read more

U.S. grains: Corn extends slide on crop prospects

Chicago | Reuters –– Chicago corn futures fell for a third straight session on Wednesday, setting life-of-contract lows as improving crop ratings and benign weather forecasts raised confidence in U.S. harvest prospects, traders said. Wheat rose, with benchmark Chicago wheat rebounding from a three-month low set a day earlier and K.C. and Minneapolis hard wheat […] Read more

U.S. grains: Wheat sags on abundant global supplies

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) soft red winter wheat futures fell to three-month lows on Tuesday while U.S. hard wheat futures hit their lowest levels in a decade, pressured by ample world supplies and strong export competition, analysts said. Corn futures fell to life-of-contract lows on mild crop weather that bolstered […] Read more