CHICAGO, Sept 17- Chicago Board of Trade soybeans and wheat firmed slightly on Wednesday as bargain hunters stepped into the market to provide a boost to commodities that were trending near four-year lows, traders said. "The new crop is going to overwhelm the balance tables," Matt Zeller, director of market information at INTL FCStone, said in a note to clients.» Read More
BOLIVAR, Argentina, Sept 2- Grains powerhouse Argentina could increase soy, corn and wheat output by as much as a fifth if the president elected next year scraps export quotas, eases taxes and reverses other policies that have slowed investment, farmers and commodity traders say.
The price of oil continues to slide, and it's the birthday of commercial oil wells in the U.S. CNBC's Rick Santelli checks on corn and wheat prices.
SINGAPORE, Aug 22- Asian feed grain importers expect an influx of cheap feed wheat from Ukraine and France as heavy rain in Europe damages the quality of crops, leaving them fit for only animal consumption.
CHICAGO, Aug 18- Dave Wiechert of Nashville, Illinois, does good business most years cleaning seed for farmers in preparation for planting season. Wheat currently sells at around $5 per bushel.
SOCHI, Russia, Aug 12- Russia will supply at least 5-5.5 million tonnes of wheat to Egypt this year and will increase agricultural goods imports from the North African country, Russian President Vladimir Putin told reporters after meeting with Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
PUTIN SAYS RUSSIA TO SUPPLY EGYPT WITH AT LEAST 5-5.5 MLN TONNES OF WHEAT.
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.
*Wheat falls after hitting highest since June 30. Traders said the wheat market was in focus due to concerns about how the conflict between Russia and Ukraine would affect exports from the Black Sea region.
FAO RAISES WORLD WHEAT OUTPUT FORECAST TO 707.2 MLN TONNES, VERSUS 702.7 MLN TONNES PREVIOUSLY FORECAST.
*Wheat extends winning streak to five days. Wheat futures rose for the fifth day in a row on bargain buying and improving export demand. Chicago Board of Trade soybeans for August delivery fell 9-3/ 4 cents to $12.22-3/ 4 a bushel.
*Wheat falls after four-day rally. Wheat futures fell in a profit-taking setback after four straight days of gains pushed prices their highest in more than two weeks. At 10:29 a.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade soybeans for August delivery were down 10-1/ 2 cents at $12.22 a bushel.
*Corn posts sixth straight weekly loss. "Weather forecasts continue to trend more and more beneficial as we enter the key soy development month," said Matt Zeller, director of market information at INTL FCStone said in a note to clients.
*Corn on track for sixth straight weekly loss. Corn and soybeans fell as the weather forecast turned wetter for some of the drier areas of the U.S.
*Corn, soy, wheat all post monthly losses. "The beans firmed up due to some speculators taking advantage of the weakness earlier in light of the very strong demand we are seeing," said Terry Reilly, an analyst at Futures International in Chicago. Chicago Board of Trade soybeans for August delivery settled up 4 cents at $12.24-1/ 2 a bushel.
*Wheat flat in consolidation trading. *Corn, soy, wheat all on track for monthly losses. "The beans firmed up due to some speculators taking advantage of the weakness earlier in light of the very strong demand we are seeing," said Terry Reilly, an analyst with Futures International in Chicago.
*Soybeans supported by strong demand led by China. Wheat futures were lower but trimmed losses in the wake of a U.S. Agriculture Department announcement showing a wheat sale to Nigeria and a soybean sale to top importer China.
CHICAGO, July 18- U.S. wheat futures fell 3.4 percent on Friday, erasing gains posted a day earlier following the downing of a Malaysian commercial airliner over eastern Ukraine, while Chicago Board of Trade corn futures also declined and soybeans were mostly lower.
*Wheat, corn rise from four-year lows. "The weather continues to be excellent for crop development," Sterling Smith, futures specialist at Citigroup, said in a note to clients. Chicago Board of Trade September corn futures settled 3-3/ 4 cents higher at $3.81-1/ 2 a bushel, snapping a nine-session losing streak.
*Wheat ticks up from four-year lows. "The weather continues to be excellent for crop development," Sterling Smith, futures specialist at Citigroup, said in a note to clients. At 11:24 a.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade September corn futures were down 1/ 4 cent at $3.78 a bushel.
Corn and wheat have fallen more than 5 percent this week, while soybeans have lost nearly 4 percent amid market expectations that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will raise its estimates for production and stockpiles.