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  • CHICAGO, March 23- U.S. soybean futures fell to a five-month low on Thursday and corn dropped to a 2-1/ 2 month low, pressured by plentiful global supplies amid bumper South American crops and expectations for large plantings in the United States. Additionally, we're hearing some larger acreage estimates for 2017 U.S. soybean plantings as well, "said Terry Reilly,...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, March 23- Raw sugar futures on ICE jumped on Thursday, recovering from the previous session's 10- month low on short-covering, as cocoa on ICE Futures U.S. edged toward this week's two-month high and coffee prices retreated. *The market's decline has been driven by fund selling, a favorable production outlook in top grower Brazil and diminishing...

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  • CHICAGO, March 23- U.S. soybean futures fell for a second straight session on Thursday and corn dropped to a 2-1/ 2 month low, pressured by plentiful global supplies amid bumper South American crops and expectations for large plantings in the United States. Additionally, we're hearing some larger acreage estimates for 2017 U.S. soybean plantings as well, "said...

  • NEW YORK, March 23- PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has settled a $3 billion negligence lawsuit over the October 2011 collapse of MF Global Holdings Ltd, the futures and commodities brokerage once run by former New Jersey governor Jon Corzine. It also ends a trial that began on March 7 in the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, where several witnesses including Corzine...

  • STOCK INDEX FUTURES TURN LOWER, DOW JONES FUTURES DOWN ABOUT 0.1 PCT, S&P, NASDAQ FUTURES FLAT.

  • PARIS, March 23- U.S. soybean futures fell on Thursday, still pressured by record U.S. sowings and prospects of bumper crops in the southern hemisphere, which also sent corn to a new seven-week low. Chicago Board of Trade May soybean futures were down 0.5 percent at $9.95 a bushel. Corn fell 0.35 percent to $3.57-1/ 2 a bushel, a low since Feb. 1.

  • Spot iron ore fell to $84.99 a tonne on Wednesday, down 10.4 percent since its peak this year of $94.86, reached on Feb. 21, although it is still up 7.7 percent so far this year. The most-actively traded iron ore futures contract on the Dalian Commodity Exchange fell to 677.5 yuan a tonne on Wednesday, a drop of 6.9 percent since its peak so far this year of 727.5 yuan on...

  • March 23- U.S. stock index futures were modestly higher on Thursday as investors turned their attention to President Donald Trump's first significant policy test, as he looks to gets a healthcare bill passed in Congress. *The benchmark index is trading at about 18 times expected forward earnings, compared with a 10- year average of 14, according to Thomson...

  • Spot iron ore fell to $84.99 a tonne on Wednesday, down 10.4 percent since its peak this year of $94.86, reached on Feb. 21, although it is still up 7.7 percent so far this year. The most-actively traded iron ore futures contract on the Dalian Commodity Exchange fell to 677.5 yuan a tonne on Wednesday, a drop of 6.9 percent since its peak so far this year of 727.5 yuan on...

  • SINGAPORE, March 23- Oil prices on Thursday recovered from losses chalked up the session before, but the market remains under pressure as bloated U.S. crude inventories and rising output dampen OPEC- led efforts to curb global production. Prices for front-month Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil, were at $50.94 per barrel at 0146 GMT, up 30...

  • *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade slipped 0.1 percent to $9.99 a bushel, having closed down 0.18 percent in the previous session. *The most active corn futures were unchanged at $3.58-3/ 4 a bushel, having closed down 0.7 percent on Wednesday, when prices hit a low of $3.58-1/ 4 a bushel, their lowest since Feb. 1. *The most active wheat futures...

  • SINGAPORE, March 23- Oil prices on Thursday recovered from losses chalked up the session before, but the market remains under pressure as bloated U.S. crude inventories and rising output dampen OPEC- led efforts to curb global production. In the United States, West Texas Intermediate crude futures were up 33 cents at $48.38 a barrel, after testing support at $47 a...

  • CHICAGO, March 22- U.S. soybean futures weakened on Wednesday, with prospects for bumper harvests in South America and record U.S. plantings weighing on the beaten-down market, traders said. Corn remained under pressure from beneficial crop forecasts for production in Brazil. "Soybeans are a little weaker today, but continuing to trade in their choppy range of...

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    Bank of America's Stephen Suttmeier tells CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis why the S&P could be headed to 3,000.

  • CHICAGO, March 22- U.S. soybean futures weakened on Wednesday, with prospects for bumper harvests in South America and record U.S. plantings weighing on the beaten-down market, traders said. Corn remained under pressure from beneficial crop forecasts for production in Brazil. "Rising forecasts for production in South America, combined with fears of a big...

  • "Domestic and international market participants now have a risk-management solution that lays the foundation for a more effective means of hedging their spot and forward exposure," J.C. Kneale, ICE's vice president, North American power and natural gas markets, said in a statement. Growing LNG exports are propelling the United States' transition to a net...

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