Corn futures also fell, weighed down by light demand on the export market. Traders said the wheat market was in focus owing to concerns about how the conflict between Russia and Ukraine would affect exports from the Black Sea region.» Read More
*Wheat, corn markets stabilize on easing of Ukraine tensions. Corn and wheat futures also advanced, with the market stabilizing as the threat of military violence in Ukraine, a key producer and exporter of both commodities, eased.
Beef has never been more expensive, and rarely more controversial. From top-end T-bone to Big Mac, the future of the beef industry is at stake.
Greg Smith, Group CEO, Global Commodities Ltd says that speculators are still short commodities and that investors are not picking up on the protein theme yet.
A Chinese trade delegation signed agreements with U.S. grain companies on Wednesday to buy 8.62 million metric tons of soybeans from the United States and will ink more deals on Thursday for a record-setting purchase topping 12 million metric tons.