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  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.3460, or 74.29 U.S. cents. Oil is one of Canada's major exports. Speculators increased net short positions in the Canadian dollar to 99,109 contracts as of May 23 from 98,000 a week earlier, data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Reuters calculations showed.

  • CHICAGO, May 26- U.S. soybean futures fell to a 13- month low on Friday while corn and wheat each gained more than 1 percent on spreading and position squaring ahead of a three-day weekend, traders and analysts said. "We're putting some weather premium in ahead of the weekend," EFG Group broker Tom Fritz said of the higher grain prices. CBOT July wheat was 7-1/ 2 cents...

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  • CHICAGO, May 26- U.S. soybean futures fell to a six-week low on Friday while corn and wheat each gained about 1 percent on spreading and position squaring ahead of a three-day weekend, traders and analysts said. "We're putting some weather premium in ahead of the weekend," EFG Group broker Tom Fritz said of the higher grain prices. CBOT July wheat was 6-1/ 2 cents higher...

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  • LONDON/ SINGAPORE, May 26- Chicago soybean futures edged to a new six-week low on Friday as prices remained under pressure from large global supplies and the prospect of Brazilian exports accelerating after a currency slide sparked farmer selling last week. Corn and wheat ticked higher, underpinned by uncertainty over the impact of wet, cool weather on spring...

  • May 26- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Friday, coming off six straight days of gains and ahead of data that is likely to show the economy grew slightly more than previously thought in the first quarter. The data is due at 8:30 a.m. ET. *Wall Street's six-day winning streak is its longest since February, buoyed by a strong earnings season.

  • *OPEC, allies extend production cuts through March 2018. SINGAPORE, May 26- The OPEC- led decision to extend a production cut to March 2018 disappointed financial investors, prompting an exit from oil futures markets, while refiners in Asia were mostly concerned with whether it meant they would need to go hunting for crude. "This is a declaration of a strong will of...

  • *Crude futures tumble after OPEC fails to deepen cuts. SINGAPORE, May 26- Oil prices weakened on Friday, prompting a move away from riskier assets and depressing Asian stocks, after an OPEC agreement to extend cuts in crude production for a further nine months disappointed investors who had bet on bigger output cuts. European stock markets look set for a muted...

  • *China's soy crush margins drop to weakest since Sept 2014. SINGAPORE, May 26- Chicago soybean futures dropped to a more than six-week low on Friday and were poised for a third weekly fall as a deep fall in crude oil prices and plentiful world supplies put pressure on the oilseed. The Chicago Board Of Trade most-active soybean contract has declined 1.8 percent so...

  • CHICAGO, May 25- U.S. soybean futures fell to a 1-1/ 2- month low on Thursday, pressured by a sharp drop in crude oil prices, traders said. Wheat futures were mixed, with K.C. hard red winter wheat and Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat easing on technical selling. K.C. hard red winter wheat for July delivery settled down 1-1/ 2 cents at $4.31-1/ 4 a bushel and CBOT...

  • Oil falls on OPEC disappointment

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on oil plummeting from the commodity desk.

  • U.S., BRENT CRUDE FUTURES EXTEND LOSSES, DOWN BY $2 A BARREL AFTER OPEC EXTENSION OF OIL OUTPUT CUTS.

  • At 10:35 a.m. CDT, K.C. hard red winter wheat for July delivery was up 3-3/ 4 cents at $4.36-1/ 2 a bushel and MGEX July spring wheat futures were 3-1/ 2 cents higher at $5.64-1/ 2 a bushel. Chicago Board of Trade July soft red winter wheat, the most actively traded wheat contract was 1 cent higher at $4.33-1/ 2 a bushel. "I think the wheat market has bottomed out at around $4.30;...

  • U.S., BRENT CRUDE FUTURES DOWN BY $1 A BARREL AFTER OPEC EXTENDS OIL OUTPUT CUTS BY 9 MONTHS.

  • *Wall Street seen opening higher, VIX lowest since May 10. *Oil up as OPEC agrees to extend output cuts, some expected more. Index futures indicated Wall Street would open higher, building on Wednesday's record closing high in the S&P 500.

  • May 25- U.S. stocks looked set to open higher on Thursday after minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest meeting showed policymakers expected the economy to pick up momentum and that they would raise interest rates soon. Federal funds futures imply traders see an 83 percent chance of a rate hike in June, unchanged from before the minutes, according to the CME...

  • May 25- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Thursday after minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest meeting showed policymakers expected the economy to pick up momentum and that they would raise interest rates soon. *Federal funds futures imply traders see an 83 percent chance of a rate hike in June, unchanged from before the minutes, according to the CME...

  • SINGAPORE, May 25- Chicago wheat futures rose for a second straight session on Thursday with short-covering by funds and concerns over excessive moisture in the U.S. grain growing areas underpinning the market. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active wheat contract rose 0.6 percent to $4.35 a bushel by 0332 GMT, having added 0.7 percent on Wednesday.

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