Wheat Commodity Market Trades, Charts


  • Egypt to stop wheat imports until March Saturday, 11 Oct 2014 | 5:11 AM ET

    CAIRO, Oct 11- Egypt, the world's biggest wheat importer, will stop purchasing wheat until March 2015, the supplies minister said on Saturday. Egypt purchased 5.46 million tonnes of wheat from abroad in the 2013-2014 fiscal year in addition to 3.7 million tonnes of local wheat. Hanafi said last week Egypt aimed to cut its state imports of wheat in the next year to...

  • *Wheat supported by USDA stocks view. CHICAGO, Oct 10- Chicago Board of Trade corn and soybean futures dropped on Friday, with big crops in focus following a U.S. Agriculture Department report that boosted already-record forecasts for U.S. production. Wheat futures closed higher after the USDA cut its outlook for domestic supplies in the closely watched report.

  • *Corn, soy firm despite expectations for record crops. Corn and soybeans firmed, with corn notching its seventh straight day of gains. "It seems that the rally ran out of steam as fundamentals globally remain a bit bearish," said Greg Grow, director of agribusiness at Archer Financial Services.

  • *Corn, soy firm despite expectations for record crops. Corn and soybeans firmed, with corn on track for its seventh straight day of gains. "The U.S. Agriculture Department is going to remind us of a world that is flush with wheat," said Tom Fritz, a partner with EFG Group in Chicago.

  • NEW YORK- A futures broker has agreed to pay a $1.56 million penalty to settle claims that he manipulated wheat futures prices with fictitious sales in 2009, according to a court filing.

  • *Corn, soy rise ahead of USDA stocks report next week. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Sept 25- Chicago wheat on Thursday pared overnight gains as operators feared that a rise in the dollar could hamper demand for U.S. supplies, after more than four months of mostly falling prices had reached levels that attracted buyers.

  • FOB Gulf Grain-HRW wheat basis firm on tight logistics Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 6:56 PM ET

    *Wheat traders gained confidence this week after Egypt's GASC bought its first cargo of U.S. wheat in six months, taking SRW at nearly a $10 per tonne discount on a FOB basis to French wheat. *FOB hard red winter wheat basis offers rose 5 cents for Oct/Nov/Dec loadings to 205/ 205/ 200 cents over KCBT December futures.

  • CHICAGO, Sept 19- U.S. wheat futures fell 2.9 percent to their lowest in more than four years on Friday, matching a similar low in Paris wheat futures, as a global supply glut overwhelmed demand and pressured prices.

  • *Soybeans, corn shrug off export news. *Soybeans on track for weekly loss of 12.2 percent. CHICAGO, Sept 19- U.S. wheat futures fell 2.1 percent to their lowest in more than four years on Friday, matching a similar low in Paris wheat futures, as a global supply glut overwhelmed demand and pressured prices.

  • 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.

  • *FOB soybean offers for October/November shipments fell 7 cents to 173/ 163 cents over CBOT November futures, tracking weaker nearby CIF values- which fell about 25- 30 cents a bushel this week- ahead of the expected record harvest.

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

    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

    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

    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.

  • Global food prices tick up on higher sugar costs Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 9:54 AM ET

    The United Nations food agency said rising sugar prices due to harvest concerns in Brazil drove global food prices slightly higher in October.

  • What to expect from agricultural commodities  Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 5:20 AM ET

    Simona Gambarini, associate director of research at ETF Securities, expects the upcoming USDA crop report to stay bearish.

  • Bread Driving Egypt Protests: Pro  Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Philippa Malmgren, president of Principalis Asset Management, argues that the protests in Egypt erupted due to the government's failure to deliver on its promise for lower wheat prices.

  • USDA: 97.4 Million Acres of Corn Planted  Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 2:25 PM ET

    Farmers are planting more corn than expected -- in fact, they planted more than any year since 1936, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. The USDA also expects record Soy crops, she says.