U.S. grains: Corn, soy, wheat close strong

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. wheat futures rose 1.7 per cent on Friday as traders unwound bearish bets they placed on the grain when the market spiraled to a 14-month low earlier this week. The most-active Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat contract hit its highest since March 6 as investment funds were […] Read more

U.S. grains: Wheat falls on profit-taking

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. wheat futures eased 1.2 per cent on Wednesday, setting back on a mild round of profit taking after prices posted their biggest rally since last summer on Tuesday. Corn and soybeans ended higher after weakening overnight and early in the day session as traders moved to cover short positions amid […] Read more

U.S. grains: Wheat rallies as investors cover shorts

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. wheat futures jumped 5.5 per cent on Tuesday, rebounding from contract lows on a round of technical buying and bargain hunting in an oversold market, traders said. Corn and soybeans also were higher after recent declines, but their gains paled in comparison with wheat as traders unwound bearish positions despite […] Read more

U.S. grains: Wheat futures plunge to contract lows

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. wheat futures sank 2.7 per cent to their lowest since January 2018 on Monday, pressured by plentiful stocks that were providing overseas buyers with multiple options for supplies when looking for export deals. The weakness in wheat weighed on corn, which notched its fourth straight day of declines and hit […] Read more

U.S. grains: Corn hits contract lows

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. corn futures fell to contract lows on Friday after the U.S. Department of Agriculture raised its forecast of U.S. corn ending stocks above a range of trade expectations, reflecting a drop in the government’s corn export forecast. U.S. soybean futures also declined and wheat recorded a fifth straight weekly decline, […] Read more

U.S. grains: Soybeans fall as news of China trade deal awaited

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago grain futures struggled to gain any traction on Tuesday, with wheat rising slightly on technical buying and soybeans slipping as traders anxiously awaited more news on the U.S.-China trade talks. Corn futures inched up late in the trading session, finding support on planting concerns and technical buying, traders said. “Corn […] Read more