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  • SYDNEY, May 4- U.S. corn edged higher for a second consecutive session on Thursday as recent wet weather across key growing regions raised fears that some farmers may need to re-plant recently seeded crops. *The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade rose 0.2 percent to $3.75-1/ 2 a bushel, having gained 0.68 percent in the previous session.

  • CHICAGO, May 3- U.S. wheat futures steadied on Wednesday, with the markets waiting for a good assessment of the crop damage caused by a snowstorm in Kansas over the weekend, traders said. Yield prospects for hard red winter wheat in western Kansas were uncertain after a major weekend storm buried some fields under heavy snow, scouts on an annual crop tour said on...

  • Shares of Wichita, Kansas- based Spirit Aero fell as much as 9 percent to $53.06. We're working very hard to close those, "Spirit Aero Chief Executive Thomas Gentile said on a post-earnings call with analysts. You don't know how much cash going to get, and whether they have to give money back to Boeing... it clearly clouds the visibility somewhat, "Cowen& Co analyst Cai Von...

  • May 3- Credit Suisse Group AG paid $400 million to settle claims that the Swiss bank sold toxic mortgage securities that contributed to the demise of three federal credit unions, a U.S. regulator said on Wednesday. The National Credit Union Administration said the settlement resolves the 19th of 20 lawsuits it filed in the last six years against banks over their...

  • CHICAGO, May 3- U.S. wheat futures were close to unchanged on Wednesday, with the markets waiting for a good assessment of the crop damage caused by a snowstorm in Kansas during the weekend, traders said. At 10:28 a.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade July soft red winter wheat futures were 1/ 4 cent higher at $4.54-1/ 4 a bushel. Crop scouts on the first day of an annual...

  • *Wheat eases for 2nd day after first Kansas tour report. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, May 3- Chicago wheat futures fell for a second day on Wednesday, retreating further from a two-month high hit in the previous session as first reports from a crop tour in Kansas showed yields would be slightly above average. The Chicago Board of Trade's most-active wheat contract was down 1.2...

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  • HAMBURG, May 2- Chicago wheat futures hit their highest since early March on Tuesday, following sharp rises a day earlier after storms with heavy snow threatened to damage U.S. crops. "The storms over the weekend in the United States continue to have a major impact on markets today, especially wheat," said Graydon Chong, senior commodity analyst with Rabobank.

  • SINGAPORE, May 2- Chicago wheat futures climbed to their highest since early March on Tuesday, building on the biggest one-day rally in almost two years in the previous session after heavy snow threatened to damage the U.S. winter crop. *Chicago wheat gained 5.5 percent on Monday, the biggest daily gain since June 2015, as adverse weather raised more concerns for...

  • May 1- UBS Group AG paid $445 million to settle claims that the Swiss bank sold toxic mortgage securities that helped sink two federal credit unions, a U.S. regulator said on Monday. The National Credit Union Administration said the payment resolves claims that UBS misled the U.S. Erica Chase, a UBS spokeswoman, in an email said: "With today's settlement another...

  • CHICAGO, May 1- U.S. wheat futures surged 5.2 percent to their highest in nearly two months on Monday after a weekend snow storm in key production areas raised concerns about severe crop damage, traders said. "Heavy snow in western Kansas southeastern Colorado causes wheat lodging," Commodity Weather Group said in a note to clients. The benchmark Chicago Board of...

  • CHICAGO, May 1- U.S. wheat futures surged 4.2 percent to their highest in nearly two months on Monday after a weekend snow storm in key production areas raised concerns about severe crop damage, traders said. "Heavy snow in western Kansas southeastern Colorado causes wheat lodging," Commodity Weather Group said in a note to clients. At 9:49 a.m. CDT, the benchmark...

  • "With frost through Kansas, Colorado and even stretching through to Oklahoma, the market is concerned about how much of the crop has been damaged," said Andrew Woodhouse, grains analyst at Advance Trading Australasia. Frost threatens rapidly maturing hard red winter wheat crops, with Kansas the biggest producing state in the United States.

  • The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade rose as much as 2.5 percent to $4.43 a bushel, the highest since March 10. "With frost through Kansas, Colorado and even stretching through to Oklahoma, the market is concerned about how much of the crop has been damaged," said Andrew Woodhouse, grains analyst at Advance Trading Australasia.

  • CHICAGO, April 28- U.S. corn and soybean futures fell on Friday on the prospect of dry weather for key Midwest production areas in early May, which would give farmers access to fields during a crucial planting window, traders said. "Nearly week of drying ahead then allows recovery in most of Midwest, limits risk for standing water in corn/wheat," Commodity Weather...

  • CHICAGO, April 28- U.S. corn and soybean futures fell on Friday on the prospect of dry weather for key Midwest production areas in early May which would give farmers access to fields during a crucial planting window, traders said. "Nearly week of drying ahead then allows recovery in most of Midwest, limits risk for standing water in corn/wheat," Commodity Weather...

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, April 28- Chicago wheat futures edged higher on Friday, on track for their biggest weekly gain since early February, with worries about freezing temperatures in U.S. wheat belts fuelling a rebound from price lows this week. The Chicago Board Of Trade's most active wheat contract was up 0.5 percent by 1146 GMT at $4.33-1/ 4 a bushel.

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, April 28- Chicago wheat futures edged higher on Friday, on track for their biggest weekly gain since early February, with worries about freezing temperatures in U.S. wheat belts fueling a rebound from price lows this week. The Chicago Board Of Trade's most active wheat contract was up 0.5 percent by 1146 GMT at $4.33-1/ 4 a bushel.

  • SINGAPORE, April 28- Chicago wheat futures were on track on Friday to end the week with the biggest gain since early February, with prices underpinned by concerns over freezing temperatures threatening the U.S. winter crop. The Chicago Board Of Trade's most-active wheat contract is up 2.7 percent this week, the biggest gain in 11 weeks. Low temperatures in...