*Corn, wheat decline in profit-taking setback. CHICAGO, May 24- U.S. soybean futures fell on Friday for the first time in seven sessions and corn eased after two days of gains as investors squared positions ahead of the three-day U.S.» Read More
CHICAGO, April 22- Chicago Board of Trade wheat, corn and soybean futures fell roughly 1 percent each on Monday on forecasts for better crop weather across a broad swath of the soggy U.S. crop belt, traders said.
CHICAGO, April 22- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures fell 2 percent and corn sagged 1 percent on Monday on forecasts for better crop weather across a broad swath of the soggy U.S. wheat and corn belts, traders said.
*Corn farmers nervous due to soggy soil. NEW DELHI, April 22- Chicago corn futures fell on Monday after settling up more than 1 percent in the previous session after some reports of an improvement in weather conditions but concerns remain about a slowdown in planting due to recent heavy rains.
*Platinum, palladium join rebound in gold. *Cocoa moves up along with soy, corn and wheat. NEW YORK, April 16- Brent crude oil futures fell below $100 a barrel for the first time in nine months but gold eked out a gain after hitting a two-year bottom and other commodities recovered some ground after one of the worst two-day drops in recent history.
*Wheat drops after Friday jump, soy slides after crush data. WINNIPEG, Manitoba, April 15- U.S. grain and soybean futures posted double-digit losses on Monday and many other commodities posted steep declines on selling triggered by disappointing economic growth in China, with Chicago wheat headed for its biggest loss in two weeks.
*Egypt eyes 4-5 million tonnes from local flower this year. MINYA, Egypt, April 15- Egypt's Islamist-led government must be dreaming if it expects a bumper wheat harvest over the next six weeks that will save the country billions of dollars in imports, says farmer Farid Boshra Abdel Malek.
CHICAGO, April 12- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures rose 2.4 percent on Friday, rallying through key technical resistance amid signs of good export demand and worries about the health of the U.S. crop, traders said.
CHICAGO, April 12- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures rose 1.9 percent on Friday, rallying through key technical resistance amid signs of good export demand and worries about the health of the U.S. crop, traders said. At 10:04 a.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade May soybeans were up 12 cents at $14.14 a bushel. CBOT May corn was 5-1/ 4 cents higher at $6.56- 1/ 2 a bushel.
*Iran waiting for outcome of new harvest before fresh purchases. HAMBURG, April 12- No shipments have been made of wheat from Pakistan to Iran under a one million tonne barter deal, proposed in March last year and agreed in August 2012, as payment issues are still unresolved, trade sources familiar with the situation said on Friday.
April 11- China's largest purchase of U.S. soft red winter wheat in at least nine years on Thursday should be followed by more big purchases this year as Beijing rebuilds depleted reserves and takes advantage of cheap imports to meet its growing need for livestock feed, analysts and trade sources said.
*Wheat choppy, USDA fails to confirm China rumors. CHICAGO, April 4- U.S. soybean futures fell to a 10- month low and corn set a nine-month low Thursday on worries about a potential slowdown in feed demand from China due to bird flu, and pressure from a surging dollar, traders said.
Corn edged higher in choppy trade, stabilizing after three straight losing sessions following last week's U.S. Department of Agriculture report, which surprised investors with estimates of big U.S. corn and wheat stockpiles. At the CBOT, front-month May wheat settled up 25-3/ 4 cents at $6.96- 1/ 2 per bushel, its biggest single-day rally since Sept. 28.
*Corn choppy, trying to stabilize after 13 percent plunge. Corn was choppy and trying to stabilize after three straight losing sessions following last week's U.S. Department of Agriculture report, which surprised investors with estimates of big U.S. corn and wheat stockpiles.
*Wheat also up on hope of strong world demand for U.S. supplies. *Corn rises after record loss on bargain-hunting. Corn stabilized after three straight losing sessions following last week's U.S. Department of Agriculture report which surprised investors with estimates of big U.S. corn and wheat stockpiles.
Joseph Vaclavik, president of Standard Grain, tells CNBC that prices for corn and wheat are at multi-month lows due to increased production around the world.
Wheat and soybeans also rose, recovering some ground after falling sharply following last Thursday's bearish stocks report issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
*Corn retreats after early short-covering rally fizzles. CHICAGO, April 2- Corn prices fell for a third straight session on Tuesday after recording their biggest two-decline in at least 50 years, following news last week that U.S. stockpiles were much larger than expected.
*Corn falls daily 40- cent price limit. *USDA pegs corn, soy stocks larger than analyst estimates. Benchmark Chicago Board of Trade corn futures for May delivery fell their daily 40- cent trading limit to $6.95- 1/ 4 per bushel while CBOT May wheat shed 5.3 percent, or 38-3/ 4 cents, to $6.98 per bushel as of 11:29 a.m. CDT.
*Wheat stocks down to 85 days, bread riots a key worry. LONDON/ CAIRO, March 28- Egypt has hit breaking point in its ability to pay for imports of oil, wheat and other basic commodities, forcing it to call in diplomatic favours or seek easy payment terms from suppliers who hope for future advantage in return.
*Wheat posts biggest gains in a week. Wheat futures rallied to a five-week high while soybeans trimmed earlier losses to touch a two-week top.