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  • SINGAPORE, Oct 24- U.S. wheat slid for a third straight session on Monday, falling to its lowest in more than a week as plentiful global supplies dragged down the market. The Chicago Board Of Trade most-active wheat contract fell 0.3 percent to $4.13-1/ 4 a bushel by 0227 GMT, near the session low of $4.11-1/ 4 a bushel- the weakest since Oct. 13. "U.S. hard red winter wheat...

  • *The most active wheat futures fell 0.42 percent to $4.12-3/ 4 a bushel, near the session low of $4.11-1/ 4 a bushel- the lowest since October 13. *Ukraine harvested 50.5 million tonnes of grain from 12 million hectares, or 84 percent of its grain sowing area, as of Oct. 21, Ukraine's Agriculture Ministry said on Friday. nL8N1CR3R2 3/ 8. *Oil settled up on Friday on hopes Russia...

  • Oct 22- More than 80 protesters were arrested on Saturday after clashing with police near a pipeline construction site in North Dakota, according to the local sheriff's department, which said pepper spray was used on some demonstrators. The 83 protesters were arrested near the site of the Dakota Access pipeline on numerous charges ranging from assault on a...

  • Oct 22- Around 80 protesters were arrested on Saturday for trespassing and rioting near a pipeline construction site in North Dakota, according to the local sheriff's department, who said pepper spray was used on some demonstrators. Rob Keller, a spokesman for the Morton County Sheriff's Department said by telephone that the department responded early in the...

  • Oct 22- Around 80 protesters were arrested on Saturday for trespassing and rioting near a pipeline construction site in North Dakota, according to the local sheriff's department, who said pepper spray was used on some demonstrators. Rob Keller, a spokesman for the Morton County Sheriff's Department said by telephone that the department responded early in the...

  • Oct 22- Around 80 protesters were arrested on Saturday for trespassing and rioting near a pipeline construction site in North Dakota, according to the local sheriff's department, who said pepper spray was used on some demonstrators. Rob Keller, a spokesman for the Morton County Sheriff's Department said by telephone that the department responded early in the...

  • MONDAY, OCTOBER 24 FAYETTEVILLE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before a conference co-sponsored by the Association for University Business and Economic Research- 1305 GMT. OTTAWA- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz and Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 21- Oil settled up on Friday on hopes Russia and OPEC will reach agreement at the weekend on market support initiatives to keep crude above $50 a barrel, although traders cautioned about pressure from a double-digit rise in the U.S. oil rig count. Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said he would make proposals to his counterpart from OPEC leader...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 21- Chicago Board of Trade soybean futures rose on Friday on technical buying and positioning ahead of options expiration, despite pressure from the harvest of a record-large U.S. soy crop and a strengthening dollar, analysts said. At the CBOT as of 12:34 p.m. CDT, November soybeans were up 8 cents at $9.83-1/ 2 per bushel. December corn was up 1-1/ 2 cents...

  • *Russia says committed to OPEC, then talks of new output record. NEW YORK, Oct 21- Oil prices steadied on Friday as the dollar eased off eight-month highs ahead of U.S. oil rig count data that would show whether drilling was on the upswing with crude trading above $50 a barrel. Russia's reiteration of its commitment to join OPEC in curbing output helped support crude,...

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Oct 21- Chicago soybeans were set to post a third week of gains on Friday after strong demand underpinned prices of the oilseed and offset pressure from a record U.S. harvest and a rising dollar. "We think the cumulative effect of big export numbers is going to be significant," Tobin Gorey, director of agricultural strategy at Commonwealth Bank of...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 21- Chicago soybeans were set to post a third week of gains on Friday as strong U.S. exports buoyed the market, with focus likely to shift to South American plantings in the weeks ahead. The Chicago Board Of Trade most-active soybean contract has gained 1.5 percent this week. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported export sales of U.S. soybeans in...

  • *Vietnam says to suspend US DDGS imports from mid-December. *Vietnam is No.3 importer of US distillers' grain. Vietnam on Monday said it would suspend all imports of U.S.

  • SYDNEY, Oct 21- U.S. soybeans edged higher on Friday as strong export demand pushed the oilseed towards weekly gains of nearly 1.5 percent. *The USDA reported export sales of U.S. soybeans in the latest week at just over 2 million tonnes, well above a range of trade expectations for 1.0 million to 1.3 million tonnes. *USDA through its daily reporting system said...

  • FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21 SAN FRANCISCO- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks before the Federal Home Loan Bank 2016 Member Conference- 1830 GMT. FRANKFURT- The European Central Bank releases its quarterly Survey of Professional Forecasters, a key guide on long-term inflation expectations- 0800 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor...

  • *AmEx notches best day in 7 years on results, forecast. *Verizon, Travelers fall on weak reports. NEW YORK, Oct 20- U.S. stocks ended a choppy session on Thursday with a slight decline as investors digested the latest round of earnings, with a sharp drop in telecoms offset by gains in healthcare.

  • *AmEx notches best day in 7 years on results, forecast. *Verizon, Travelers fall on weak reports. NEW YORK, Oct 20- U.S. stocks ended a choppy session on Thursday with a slight decline as investors digested the latest round of earnings, with a sharp drop in telecoms offset by gains in healthcare.

  • Oct 20- A U.S. Treasury Department official said on Thursday it is critical for financial markets to make plans for a transition to an alternative reference rate to Libor, the London interbank offered rate, because of its flaws. Singh spoke at the Futures Industry Association's annual futures and options expo in Chicago. Libor, which was created by the British...

  • *Wheat follows weak trend; Egypt tender results awaited. At the Chicago Board of Trade as of 11:31 a.m. CDT, November soybeans were 3 cents lower at $9.78-1/ 2 per bushel. December corn was 5-1/ 4 cents weaker at $3.52-1/ 4 a bushel and December wheat was 2 cents softer at $4.18-1/ 4 a bushel.

  • Oct 20- Wayne County, Michigan, home to Detroit, has eliminated its budget deficit and met other conditions allowing it to be released from state oversight, state and county officials said on Thursday. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder declared a financial emergency for the county in July 2015, citing a series of unbalanced budgets and growing employee health care...