U.S. grains: Corn, soy rally as slow planting pace ignites short-covering

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. corn futures climbed more than three per cent on Tuesday and soybeans bounced back from a decade low as planting delays in the Midwest crop belt sparked a round of short-covering, analysts said. Additional support stemmed from optimistic comments from Washington and Beijing that tempered concerns about a further escalation […] Read more

U.S. grains: Weak export data drags soybeans to new lows

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures posted contract lows for a fourth straight session on Thursday after weak U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) export sales data and amid ongoing concerns that rain-delayed corn sowing would increase soy plantings. Corn was mixed as spillover pressure from lower soybeans offset support stemming from concerns about delayed […] Read more

U.S. grains: Soy, wheat hit new lows as supplies outweigh rainy weather

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures fell for a third straight session on Tuesday and struck fresh contract lows in most months as burdensome global stocks and sluggish U.S. exports dragged prices lower, triggering technical selling. Wheat futures, too, posted contract lows as better-than-expected U.S. winter crop conditions added to pressure from largely beneficial […] Read more