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  • BRENT CRUDE OIL FUTURES RISE OVER 3 PCT TO SESSION HIGH AT $48.14/ BBL AS OPEC OPTIMISM BUILDS.

  • BEIJING/ MELBOURE, Nov 30- An exodus of cash from steel to rubber to zinc threatened a blistering months-long rally across global commodity markets on Wednesday, triggered by fresh concerns about liquidity in China, the world's second largest economy. Coking coal futures and construction product steel rebar posted their biggest one-day falls on record, while...

  • *Soybeans lose ground on Brazil, Argentina weather outlook. SINGAPORE, Nov 30- Chicago soybean futures lost more ground on Wednesday to fall further from 4-1/ 2 month highs, with improved weather for planting crops in Brazil and Argentina weighing on prices. Soybean prices have been supported by strong demand for U.S. supplies led by China, but the focus is now...

  • MELBOURNE, Nov 30- Shanghai metals steadied on Wednesday following heavy losses in the overnight session that saw zinc and lead slide 5 percent, with the Shanghai Futures Exchange setting down fresh regulations to curb a searing rally in steel prices. *The Shanghai bourse said on Monday that it would limit the size of positions taken by non-members in some steel...

  • Brokers pointed to record volumes in call options that allow the holder to buy January futures at $60 per barrel, as a sign that some market participants were expecting a significant rally if members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agree on a deal. OPEC said in September it aimed to cut crude output to 32.5 million to 33 million barrels...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 29- U.S. soybean futures fell 1.2 percent on Tuesday, pulling back from a 4-1/ 2 month high on a round of profit-taking, as well as pressure from falling crude oil prices. Multiple Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat futures contracts hit new lows during Tuesday's session. "There is some macro pressure here in the soy complex," said Terry Linn, with...

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  • *London cocoa at 1-1/ 2- year low as fund selling picks up. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Nov 29- Arabica coffee futures on ICE fell to a seven-week low on Tuesday, pressured by broad based selling of commodities and beneficial rain in top grower Brazil, while the firm British pound helped push London cocoa to a 1-1/ 2- year low. London March cocoa settled down 7 pounds, or 0.4 percent, at...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 29- U.S. soybean futures fell 1.1 percent on Tuesday, setting back from a 4-1/ 2 month high on a round of profit taking as well as pressure from falling crude oil prices. "There is some macro pressure here in the soy complex," said Terry Linn with Chicago brokerage Linn& Associates. At 10:42 a.m. CST, CBOT January soybean futures were down 11-3/ 4 cents at...

  • CRUDE FUTURES EXTEND LOSSES, DOWN 4.6 PCT AT SESSION LOW OF $44.82 A BARREL.

  • *Brazil main cane belt produces 1.36 mln T sugar in early Nov. LONDON, Nov 29- Raw sugar futures on ICE were little changed on Tuesday as bargain hunting by physical players offset fund selling, and as falls in wider commodity markets dragged. The Brazilian numbers showed slightly more sugar than expected, "said a London- based trader.

  • CRUDE FUTURES SLIDE TO MORE THAN 1- WEEK LOW AFTER IRAN OIL MINISTER SAYS IRAN WILL LEAVE PRODUCTION AT LEVELS DECIDED IN ALGERIA.

  • OIL FUTURES EXTEND LOSSES, U.S., BRENT CRUDE DOWN BY $2 A BARREL AT SESSION LOWS.

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Nov 29- Chicago soybean futures fell on Tuesday as the market took a breather after an export-fueled rally that took prices to their highest in over four months, with weaker crude and vegetable oil markets encouraging soybeans to consolidate. Wheat slid for a fourth straight session as ample global supplies, set to be bolstered by large...

  • *Wall Street closed lower on Monday, dragged down by financial and consumer discretionary sectors, as some investors booked profits on the heels of a record-setting week. *New York Fed President William Dudley is scheduled to speak at 8:15 a.m. ET in San Juan, Puerto Rico on economic opportunities. Fed Governor Jerome Powell will speak on the economic outlook in...

  • Nov 29- Oil futures slipped on Tuesday as Iran and Iraq remained at loggerheads with Saudi Arabia over an oil production cut before a long-anticipated meeting of OPEC ministers the following day. Analysts' belief that the group would finalize a deal, if only to save face, has been eroded in recent days after Saudi Arabia said oil markets would balance next year...

  • Spot gold was down 0.5 percent at $1,187.4 an ounce as of 1036 GMT. U.S. gold futures slid 0.5 to $1,185.9 per ounce. "Gold is struggling here with the higher dollar and better sentiment for growth," said Danske Bank analyst Jens Pederson.

  • *Shanghai lead rockets 9 pct before easing. *Shanghai copper loses nearly 4 pct. SYDNEY, Nov 29- Shanghai lead futures jumped as much as 9 percent on Tuesday, outpacing more widely traded metals contracts and adding to concerns about a speculative build-up in commodity prices.

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