CHICAGO-- Grain futures were mostly lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May delivery fell 10 cents to $6.7375 a bushel; May corn was 3.50 cents lower at 4.85 a bushel; May oats fell 4.50 cents to $4.40 a bushel; while May soybeans advanced 9.25 cents to $13.9625 a bushel.» Read More
*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.
*Wheat toils under rising global supply. PARIS/ SYDNEY, Dec 16- U.S. corn futures fell for a third consecutive session on Monday, bringing cumulative losses to 4 percent, on concerns China could reject more U.S. corn and hamper efforts to shift a record-large U.S. harvest.
PARIS, Dec 11- Brisk world demand and shrinking supplies, notably in competing Black Sea countries, are likely to drive soft wheat exports from the European Union to record highs this season, beating earlier expectations.
*USDA issues monthly supply-demand report. Wheat supplies already were seen as comfortable when the USDA raised the outlook for global inventories by 4.3 million tonnes to 182.78 million. Record wheat production in Canada and higher Canadian exports are expected to add to wheat supplies in the United States, the USDA said.
*Big jump in world wheat stocks after large Canada harvest. U.S. soybean stocks for 2013/ 14 were forecast down sharply from a month ago, but projected wheat stocks in the United States and globally were higher, largely reflecting a record crop in Canada, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.
*Japan purchases of Canada grade up about 40 pct y/y in Apr-Nov. TOKYO, Dec 10- Japan snapped up Canadian wheat for making bread and noodles in a surprise tender that closed on Tuesday, ramping up purchases from the North American nation as its prices fall on bumper harvests.
*Japan says wants to boost stocks in case future shipments delayed. TOKYO, Dec 6- Japan's Ministry of Agriculture has issued a surprise tender to purchase a total of 162,011 tonnes of Canadian Western Red Spring wheat as it looks to negate the impact of possible future shipping delays, a government official said on Friday.
*Exports, US freeze lift Paris wheat to near 7- month high. CHICAGO, Dec 4- U.S. soybean futures were higher on Wednesday, reversing two days of declines, on technical buying despite prospects for a huge soy harvest in South America. Chicago Board of Trade January soybeans were up 9-3/ 4 cents per bushel at $13.29-1/ 2, while December wheat was down 6-1/ 2 at $6.47-1/ 4.
*Exports, US freeze buoy wheat, Paris futures at 7- mth high. CHICAGO, Dec 4- U.S. soybean futures climbed 1 percent on Wednesday reversing two days of declines on technical buying and despite prospects for a huge soy output in South America.
CHICAGO, Dec 3- U.S. wheat futures turned firm on Tuesday on increased export demand and a cold snap late this week that may harm some U.S. wheat, but gains were capped by increased production prospects in Australia.
NEW YORK, Nov 27- Commodities fell broadly on Wednesday on lighter trading of the Thanksgiving holiday, with U.S. oil prices losing their most in 2 weeks as unexpectedly large crude stockpiles weighed on prices.
*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.
*USDA reports fresh soybean sale, China cancellation. Corn lost 1 percent as the previous day's short-covering by funds dried up, leaving few supportive factors to offset big global supplies of the golden grain, said Bill Gary, president of Commodity Information Systems in Oklahoma City.
*Soybeans ease after Friday jump, corn flat. PARIS/ SYDNEY, Nov 25- Chicago wheat futures extended gains on Monday to a two-week high as doubts over harvest prospects in Argentina and Australia bolstered potential demand for U.S. wheat.
*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.
*Wheat up for 2nd day on Argentina, Australia harvest worries. In Argentina, the Rosario Grains Exchange forecast the wheat crop at 9.1 million tonnes in its first estimate of the season, well below the 11 million tonne view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
*Wheat imports seen remaining at 5-5.5 mln tonnes to 2019. CAIRO, Nov 18- Egypt, the world's biggest wheat importer, can achieve self-sufficiency in wheat for its bread subsidy programme by 2019 if silo storage capacity is raised by 1 million tonnes annually, the agriculture minister said. This is 9 million tonnes, " Abou Hadid told Reuters in an interview on Monday.
Wheat futures have surged this autumn, hitting a 4-1/ 2 month high as planting of the winter wheat crop kicked into high gear in the U.S. "We are down a little over $3 from where we were last year on cash price," said Brian Linin, CFO at Frontier Ag Inc, an agriculture cooperative in northwest Kansas.
*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.