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Wheat Commodity Market Trades, Charts


  • Exporters had hoped slow sales would improve in February and March when competitors like Russia, Ukraine and France usually start running out of wheat. "The problem with U.S. wheat is that anything priced in dollars is more expensive," said Roy Huckabay, grain analyst with The Linn Group in Chicago. For now, exporters say, the world's biggest importers Egypt, Jordan,...

  • MOSCOW, Feb 17- The head of Russia's Grain Union, Arkady Zlochevsky, said on Tuesday exporters still needed to ship 1 million tonnes of wheat out of Russia to fulfill contracts they signed before state export curbs were imposed. The Russian government has been trying to cool domestic wheat prices, which have been boosted by a slide in the rouble, with informal curbs...

  • ABU DHABI, Feb 5- Egypt's state grain buyer could soon announce tenders to buy wheat of U.S. origin only in order to make use of a $100 million credit line made available to it by the United States. Egypt's General Authority for Supply Commodities has been relying heavily on French and Romanian wheat purchases since Russia announced informal curbs on its wheat...

  • *Wheat falls below $5 for first time in three months. *Wheat down 15 pct in Jan, biggest fall since Sept 2011. Wheat posted the biggest percentage losses of the three, with the lead contract dipping below $5 for the first time since mid-October.

  • *Corn sags on technical selling; exports fail to impress. CHICAGO, Jan 29- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures rose on Thursday, halting a six-session slide and rebounding from a three-month low after the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported larger-than-expected weekly export sales. Wheat rallied after the USDA reported U.S. export sales in the week ended...

  • *Corn sags on technical selling; exports fail to impress. CHICAGO, Jan 29- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures rose on Thursday, halting a six-session slide and rebounding from a three-month low after the U.S. Agriculture Department reported larger-than-expected weekly export sales. Wheat bounced after the USDA reported U.S. export sales in the week ended Jan....

  • *Wheat falls for 7th day but holds $5 floor. *Soybeans near 3- month low as Latam crops, soyoil weigh. Soybeans eased for a third day to stay close to a three-month low on expectations for record South American crops and a plunge in soybean oil prices.

  • GRAINS-Wheat eases for 7th session, corn hits 3-month low Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 10:19 PM ET

    *Wheat falls for 7th day, trades near 3- month low. *Corn falls to almost 3- month low as crude oil weakens. Corn slid to an almost three-month low on the lack of demand for making grain-based fuel ethanol as crude oil prices hover near their weakest in six years.

  • GRAINS-Wheat falls for 7th session, corn near 3-month low Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 8:44 PM ET

    *Chicago Board of Trade wheat for March delivery was down 0.3 percent at $5.04 a bushel by 0123 GMT, near a 3-1/ 2 month low of $5.03 touched on Wednesday. *Wheat tumbled 2.6 percent the session before, its deepest single-day drop in more than a month, as funds sold the contract on worries over rising supplies. *Corn dropped 0.3 percent to $3.72-1/ 4 per bushel, its weakest...

  • US crops: Beans hit hardest   Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 1:18 PM ET
    US crops: Beans hit hardest

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the details out of the latest U.S. crop report.

  • MOSCOW, Dec 26- Russia will introduce a duty on wheat exports from Feb. 1, the government said, adding to other restrictions with which it is battling a rise in domestic grain prices. Russia, expected to be the world's fourth-largest wheat exporter this year, has been exporting record volumes from a large grain crop of 105 million tonnes as the rouble's plunging...

  • CME Group imposes rare halt on wheat futures trading Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 4:25 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Dec 18- CME Group Inc briefly halted electronic trading in U.S. wheat futures overnight on Thursday after prices sank 1.6 percent in one second as concerns about Russian export curbs roiled the market. CME Group stopped trading in the most-active Chicago Board of Trade March wheat contract at 3:49: 37 a.m. CST, company spokesman Chris Grams said.

  • Corn and wheat futures also fell at the Chicago Board of Trade, with corn hitting session lows in the minutes after the monthly supply and demand report was released at midday. USDA pegged both soybean and corn ending stocks below analyst expectations amid strong soy export demand and increased corn domestic demand for sweeteners. "I think it's a buy the rumor,...

  • Sugar slide to sweeten Smucker, Hershey shares Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    When the price of sugar falls, things get sweeter for processed food manufacturers such as J.M. Smucker and Hershey, if history is a guide.

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Dec 3- Buyers of Canadian wheat are increasingly complaining about quality ever since Ottawa changed how its biggest crop is sold and inspected, raising the risk the world's third largest exporter will lose sales to rivals like the United States. In October, Singapore- based Prima Group found 850 kilograms of peas in a 25- tonne wheat shipment.

  • Commodity check: Oil, corn & wheat   Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 2:53 PM ET
    Commodity check: Oil, corn & wheat

    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.

  • Futures Now: Corn & wheat slide   Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 12:30 PM ET
    Futures Now: Corn & wheat slide

    The Futures Now team discusses concerns about food inflation, and whether the slide in corn and wheat is good news.

  • Hold your horses on wheat: StanChart   Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 11:12 PM ET
    Hold your horses on wheat: StanChart

    Abah Ofon, Director of Agricultural Commodities Research at Standard Chartered, says tensions about Ukraine have added a supply premium to the wheat market.

  • Ukraine turmoil: Is this the worst-hit commodity? Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 5:21 AM ET

    The Ukraine conflict has sent commodities markets into a tizzy, with Russia's invasion of the Ukrainian peninsula Crimea pushing up wheat and corn.

  • Girl Scouts go gluten-free in test cookie push Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 4:15 PM ET

    In two weeks, Girl Scouts will descend upon supermarkets and businesses to peddle boxes of cookies, tempting people with a new gluten-free cookie.