U.S. grains: Soy slips on favourable weather, demand disappointment

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures eased on Wednesday on mild weather across the U.S. Midwest that lessened risks that crop-damaging frost could hurt the late-planted crop and on worries that a recent wave of Chinese soy purchases has ended. Corn futures edged higher in a mild short-covering bounce, while wheat gained on robust […] Read more

U.S. grains: Soybeans turn higher after dropping to five-month low

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures turned higher on Thursday after dropping to a five-month low on concerns about weak export demand and large harvests in South America. Corn futures ended near unchanged, while wheat futures touched a one-month low on a broadly favourable harvest outlook in the Northern Hemisphere. Positioning ahead of a […] Read more

U.S. grains: Soybeans, corn slide as export sales data disappoints

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean and corn futures fell on Thursday on disappointing weekly export sales data and expectations of large South American harvests that should dampen U.S. export prospects, analysts said. Wheat futures were higher on short-covering after a five-session slide and worries that wintry weather in the Dakotas will curb plantings of […] Read more

CBOT weekly outlook: All eyes on March 1 trade deadline

Reading Time: 2 minutes As high-level trade talks are underway in Beijing this week between the U.S. and China, commodity markets are watching carefully, said an analyst following the Chicago Board of Trade. “All eyes are on March 1,” said Steve Georgy of Allendale Inc. Should negotiators fail to make any progress toward resolving the U.S./China trade war, the […] Read more

U.S. grains: Soybeans lower on South America weather, trade jitters

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures fell about one per cent on Monday on improving crop weather in South America and worries about a looming March 1 deadline for a U.S.-China trade agreement, analysts said. Corn futures followed soybeans lower while wheat futures were mixed, with Chicago Board of Trade contracts edging higher. CBOT […] Read more

U.S. grains: Soy firm after USDA data, focus turns to China talks

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures ended firm on Friday as late-session short-covering lifted prices from lows notched after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) projected record large U.S. soy stocks amid a still-unresolved trade dispute with top importer China. Corn eased after USDA released a flood of data Friday, some of it delayed […] Read more

U.S. grains: Soybeans firm on South America weather worries

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures rose on Wednesday on worries about poor crop weather reducing yield potential in South America, analysts said, while traders continued to watch for any developments in U.S. trade relations with top global soy buyer China. Wheat firmed on hopes that rising prices in Russia, the world’s biggest exporter, […] Read more

U.S. grains: Wheat drops as Russia lessens export curb fears

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chicago | Reuters –– U.S. wheat futures fell nearly two per cent on Friday after Russia raised its grain export forecast and dampened speculation that tight supplies would prompt curbs on overseas shipments from the world’s biggest wheat supplier. Soybeans dropped to a three-week low as favourable weather boosted crop prospects in South America, overshadowing […] Read more

CBOT weekly outlook: Soybeans trend up, but trade off headlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes CNS Canada — Speculative short-covering and optimism over trade with China helped soybean and corn futures at the Chicago Board of Trade move higher over the week ended Wednesday. While additional gains are possible, both markets will take more short-term direction from the day-to-day headlines. Conflicting headlines, tweets and other commentary lead to a choppy […] Read more