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  • CHICAGO, March 27- U.S. wheat, corn and soybean futures fell to their lowest this year on Monday, pressured by abundant global grain and oilseed supplies and outlooks for crop-friendly rain in the southern Plains wheat belt, traders said. "The path of least resistance is lower," said EFG Group analyst Tom Fritz. Chicago Board of Trade May wheat futures were down 6 cents...

  • SYDNEY/ PARIS, March 27- U.S. soybeans edged lower on Monday, hovering close to a five-month low amid ample global supplies of the oilseed and strong South American production. The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade fell 0.3 percent to $9.73 a bushel after hitting $9.72-1/ 4 a bushel, a five-month low already hit on Friday.

  • *A Congress controlled by Trump's Republican party on Friday pulled a bill to overhaul the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare, in a stunning setback for the President's first major legislative move since taking office. *Still, the drop in futures appeared to be kept in check on Trump's comment to turn his attention to getting "big tax cuts" through Congress.

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  • *OPEC, non- OPEC producers review extension of production cuts. SINGAPORE, March 27- Oil prices fell on Monday, pulled down by rising U.S. drilling activity and by doubts whether an OPEC- led production cut initially due to end in mid-2017 would be extended. In the United States, West Texas Intermediate crude futures were down 41 cents, or 0.85 percent, at $47.56 a barrel.

  • *OPEC, non- OPEC producers review extension of production cuts. SINGAPORE, March 27- Oil prices fell on Monday, pulled down by rising U.S. drilling activity and by doubts whether an OPEC- led production cut initially due to end in mid-2017 would be extended. In the United States, West Texas Intermediate crude futures were down 45 cents, or 0.94 percent, at $47.52 a barrel.

  • The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade fell 0.1 percent to $9.74-1/ 2 a bushel, having closed down 1.6 percent on Friday when prices hit $9.72-1/ 4 a bushel, the lowest since October last year. "Brazil's large soybean harvest is now almost 70 percent complete, Argentina's forecasters just raised their estimate of the 2016 crop significantly...

  • MELBOURNE, March 27- London copper slipped in low volumes on Monday as risk appetite fell after President Donald Trump's failure to push through healthcare reform fanned concerns over his ability to realize his economic agenda. London copper has found support at then 100- day moving average around $5,749 a tonne. *Shanghai Futures Exchange copper slid by 0.7...

  • SYDNEY, March 27- U.S. soybeans took a breather on Monday, although silo-busting supply expectations kept the oilseed near a five-month low. *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were little changed at $9.76-1/ 4 a bushel, having closed down 1.6 percent on Friday when prices hit a low of $9.72-1/ 4 a bushel, the lowest since Oct. 19, 2016.

  • March 26- U.S. equity index futures fell to a six-week low on Sunday in a sign Wall Street would start the week defensively after Republicans pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system in a stunning setback for President Donald Trump. Trump said he would now turn his attention to getting "big tax cuts" through Congress. Speaking on "Fox News Sunday,"...

  • March 26- U.S. equity index futures fell to a six-week low on Sunday in a sign Wall Street would start the week defensively after Republicans pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system in a stunning setback for President Donald Trump. S&P 500 e-mini futures were down over 0.6 percent, shortly after electronic trading resumed on Sunday evening.

  • March 26- U.S. equity index futures fell to a six-week low on Sunday in a sign Wall Street would start the week defensively after Republicans pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system in a stunning setback for President Donald Trump. S&P 500 e-mini futures were down over 0.6 percent, shortly after electronic trading resumed on Sunday evening.

  • NEW YORK, March 26- U.S. 10- year Treasury note futures prices were higher at the open on Sunday, after President Donald Trump's stunning political setback on Friday when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system. Treasury futures gained 4/ 32 s in price, indicating that yields would start the week lower when bonds start trading...

  • March 26- U.S. equity index futures dropped at the open on Sunday, after President Donald Trump's stunning political setback on Friday when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system. Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled the bill, just...

  • NEW YORK, March 26- U.S. 10- year Treasury note futures prices were little changed at the open on Sunday, after President Donald Trump's stunning political setback on Friday when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system.

  • March 26- U.S. equity index futures dropped at the open on Sunday, after President Donald Trump's stunning political setback on Friday when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system.

  • U.S. 10- YEAR TREASURY NOTE FUTURES PRICES FALL. 01 PCT AFTER TRADING REOPENS AFTER HEALTHCARE DEFEAT.

  • S&P 500 E-MINI FUTURES DROP 0.3 PCT AS TRADING REOPENS AFTER HEALTHCARE DEFEAT.

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  • CHICAGO, March 24- U.S. soybean futures dropped 1.6 percent on Friday to their lowest level in more than five months on pressure from rising forecasts for already-robust South American harvests, traders said. Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat rose on bargain buying following four straight days of declines. Chicago Board of Trade May soybean futures...

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