NEW YORK, Dec 3- Gold and silver prices fell sharply on Monday as better-than-expected U.S. manufacturing data prompted funds to boost their bearish bets, while crude oil futures climbed more than 1 percent on economic hopes.» Read More
*Wheat rises amid supply worries, corn flat on profit taking. Wheat futures edged higher for a second straight day, aiming for the first weekly gain in a month, amid concerns about crops in key southern hemisphere exporters. USDA on Friday confirmed private sales of 115,000 tonnes of U.S. soybeans to China.
LAUNCESTON, Australia, Nov 18- China's planned economic and social reforms should have the effect of extending the decade-long boom in demand for commodities, while at the same time making that demand more price sensitive.
*Corn turns down after 2- week top on light farmer selling. CHICAGO, Nov 12- U.S. soybean futures rose 1 percent to a six-week high on Tuesday, lifted by export demand for U.S. soybeans, particularly from China, along with spillover support from palm oil, traders said.
NEW YORK, Nov 8- Precious metals tumbled on Friday, with gold sliding the most in one day since Oct. 17, as surprisingly strong U.S. employment data lifted the dollar. Orange juice futures posted the biggest gains on the Thomson Reuters Core Commodities index, which settled up 0.45 percent, with gains in 13 of the 19 commodities it tracks.
*Corn flat with big crop expected in USDA report on Friday. *Wheat mixed: CBOT edges higher; KCBT, MGEX contracts weaken. Corn and wheat futures were soft and mixed, respectively, with traders squaring positions ahead of long-awaited U.S. Agriculture Department production and supply and demand reports.
*Corn firms after hitting lowest since August 2010. *Wheat mixed: CBOT firm; KCBT, MGEX contracts weaken. Wheat futures were mixed, with Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat following corn but Kansas City Board of Trade hard red winter wheat and MGEX spring wheat contracts pressured by abundant supplies.
*Corn hits 3- year low on forecast for record harvest. Corn and wheat futures weakened, setting new lows, on expectations that a huge corn harvest will lead to a glut of grain in the United States, traders said. Corn has fallen for six sessions in a row, its longest losing streak since late July.
*Corn hits fresh 3- year low on forecast for record harvest. Corn and wheat futures weakened, staking out new lows, on expectations that a huge corn harvest will lead to a glut of grain supplies in the United States, traders said.
*Corn hits fresh three-year low. *Market eyes USDA world supply/demand report due Friday. Soybeans and corn also fell, with corn charting a fresh three-year low and soybeans notching their lowest since February 2012.
*Market eyes USDA world supply/demand report on Friday. Soybeans also fell, hitting their lowest since February 2012, while corn was close to unchanged and hovering near a three-year low. There have been no hitches or glitches, "said Dewey Strickler, president of Ag Watch Market Advisors.
*Wheat also under pressure with grain supplies abundant. *Soybeans mixed; deliveries pressure nearby contract. Soybeans were mixed, with the nearby contract dropping on heavy deliveries while deferred months firmed on short-covering and bargain buying.
*Corn hits fresh three-year low in fourth day of declines. Corn and wheat futures weakened slightly, with corn hitting a fresh three-year low on pressure from the ongoing harvest of what is expected to be a record U.S. corn crop. Corn has fallen for four trading days in a row and wheat dropped to a 5-1/ 2 week low.
*Soybeans higher on export expectations. CHICAGO, Oct 30- U.S. corn futures sagged for the third time in four days on Wednesday, weighed down by the ongoing harvest of what is expected to be a record crop in the United States, traders said. "These yield numbers continue to run good," said Jason Britt, president of Central States Commodities.
*China to retain ban on overseas exchange's warehouses in free-trade zone. SHANGHAI, Oct 25- Conditions are ripe for the launch of commodities options, China's securities regulator said on Friday, a sign that it will soon approve some of the options contracts proposed by local futures exchanges.
USDA said it was cancelling a delayed release of the October crop production report that had originally been scheduled for Oct. 11 because there has not been enough time to gather necessary data. The next USDA crop report is scheduled to be released on Nov. 8.
NEW YORK, Oct 15- Most commodities ended lower on Tuesday, with oil, energy and metal markets falling as the U.S. Congress continued to wrangle over the U.S. debt limit, while gold erased early losses to gain 1 percent on the Washington impasse. "The market seemed to move forcefully on the Senate suspension," said John Kilduff, partner at Again Capital LLC in New York.
*Corn edges higher; gains capped by harvest progress. CHICAGO, Oct 9- U.S. corn futures rose on Wednesday in reaction to firm export demand and to traders exiting bearish bets as the feed grain traded near three-year lows, traders said.
*Corn edges higher; gains capped by harvest progress.
*Corn down 1.7 percent as yield reports remain robust. *Wheat mixed; CBOT contracts hit technical resistance. Corn was the leader on the downside, flirting with three-year lows as fields in places like Iowa and Illinois dried out and farmers rolled their combines.
*Corn down 1.8 percent as yield reports remain robust. *Wheat mixed; CBOT contracts hit technical resistance. Corn was the leader on the downside, flirting with three-year lows as fields in places like Iowa and Illinois dried out and farmers rolled their combines.