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  • HAMBURG/ SYDNEY, March 2- U.S. wheat hit new contract lows on Wednesday as an improved U.S. crop outlook and export-punishing strength in the dollar further depressed sentiment. Chicago Board of Trade May wheat fell 0.1 percent to $4.45-1/ 4 a bushel at 1336 GMT after touching $4.45, a new contract low just below the last low of $4.45-1/ 2 hit the previous day and the...

  • HAMBURG/ SYDNEY, March 2- U.S. wheat again revisted contract lows on Wednesday as an improved U.S. crop outlook and export-punishing strength in the dollar depressed sentiment. Chicago Board of Trade May wheat fell 0.1 percent to $4.45-1/ 2 a bushel by 1104 GMT, at the contract low hit the previous day and the lowest for a most-active contract since June 2010.

  • SYDNEY, March 2- U.S. wheat edged higher on Wednesday, rebounding from losses of more than 1.5 percent in the previous session, although gains were checked by excess supplies. Chicago Board Of Trade most active wheat futures rose 0.2 percent to $4.46-3/ 4 a bushel, having closed down 1.6 percent on Tuesday, when prices also hit their lowest since June 2010.

  • SYDNEY, March 2- U.S. wheat inched up Wednesday, rebounding from losses of over 1.5 percent in the previous session when it hit a more than 5-1/ 2- year low, but gains were curbed by ample global supply. *The most active wheat futures contract on the Chicago Board of Trade edged up $4.45-3/ 4 a bushel, having closed down 1.6 percent on Tuesday. *Monthly crop reports released...

  • CHICAGO, March 1- U.S. wheat futures fell to multi-year lows on Tuesday, pressured by strength in the dollar and better crop conditions than last year in the Plains, analysts said. At the Chicago Board of Trade, May wheat settled down 7-1/ 4 cents at $4.46 per bushel after dipping to $4.45-1/ 2, a contract low and the lowest price for a most-active contract since June 2010.

  • CHICAGO, March 1- U.S. wheat futures fell to multi-year lows on Tuesday, pressured by strength in the dollar and better crop conditions than last year in the Plains, analysts said. At the Chicago Board of Trade as of 1:11 p.m. CST, May wheat was down 7-1/ 4 cents at $4.46 per bushel after dipping to $4.45-1/ 2, a contract low and the lowest price for a most-active contract...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 29- U.S. Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes fell to their lowest level in a year in January, likely weighed down by harsh weather and a shortage of properties for sale, a report by the National Association of Realtors showed. "Looking at recent data, as far as economic reports, it has been a mixed bag with this morning being weaker than anticipated,"...

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  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- The U.S. power sector's shift toward burning less coal and using more natural gas and renewable energy will not be derailed by the Supreme Court ruling against the Obama administration's limits on carbon emissions, state regulators and utilities said on Wednesday. The U.S. Supreme Court decided 5-4 on Tuesday to block the Environmental...

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