*Wheat gains on weather concerns, exports. CHICAGO, April 17- U.S. wheat futures firmed on Thursday, supported by short-covering, concerns that a recent cold snap in key growing areas damaged some of the crop and worries that grain shipments from the Black Sea could be disrupted by political unrest in Ukraine, traders said.» Read More
*More DDGs expected to be turned away as China steps up checks. BEIJING, Dec 26- China has turned away about 2,000 tonnes of U.S. dried distillers grains, a corn by-product, and more rejections are expected in coming weeks as Beijing imposes strict checks over an unapproved genetically-modified strain, traders said on Thursday.
*USDA announces sales of U.S. soybeans. CHICAGO, Dec 24- U.S. soybean futures inched upward on Tuesday in quiet pre-Christmas dealings with a sale of U.S. soy lending some modest support while weather in South America remained a mixed bag for the soy complex.
CHICAGO, Dec 23- U.S. soybean futures ended lower on Monday, on concerns that China soon may be shifting its soy buying to South America from the United States, and on outlooks for better crop weather in South America.
INDORE, India Dec 20- India is likely to import a record 4 million tonnes of refined palm oil in 2013/ 14 as export taxes in key supplier Indonesia make it cheaper than the crude variety, an executive at India's top edible oil buyer said.
CHICAGO, Dec 17- U.S. soybean futures rose 0.5 percent on Tuesday, their third straight session of gains, due to higher soymeal, active soymeal exports and stronger cash soymeal markets. Soybeans also were supported by the strong U.S. soybean crush as seen in Monday's National Oilseeds Processors Association monthly crush report.
CHICAGO, Dec 17- U.S. soybean futures were firm on Tuesday, posting advances for the third day in a row, led higher by gains in soymeal linked to active meal exports and strength in cash markets. Corn rose for the second day in a row on short-covering and despite concern about China's recent moves to reject cargoes of U.S. corn that contained a non-approved GMO variety.
*Corn down for third day in a row. *Soybeans rise on bargain buying, technical support. "Wheat is looking to be a huge crop this year," said Karl Setzer, a commodity trading adviser with the MaxYield Cooperative in West Bend, Iowa.
*Corn down for third day in a row. Corn futures also fell, but soybeans firmed on bargain buying following a weak start. "Wheat is looking to be a huge crop this year," said Karl Setzer, a commodity trading adviser with the MaxYield Cooperative in West Bend, Iowa.
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.
*USDA reports fresh soybean sale, China cancellation. Corn lost 1.5 percent as the previous day's short-covering global supplies of the golden grain, said Bill Gary, president of Commodity Information Systems in Oklahoma City.
NEW YORK, Nov 22- The price of benchmark Brent crude oil rose for a second straight session on Friday on short-covering while U.S. soybeans surged on data showing bullish exports. Cotton sank 2 percent and touched a more than 10- month low, weighed by supply pressures, demand worries, and long liquidation.
*Wheat up amid supply worry, 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 exporting countries in the southern hemisphere. "The trade has realized that USDA will have to increase its export forecast in the next report.
*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.