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  • CHICAGO, July 11- U.S. corn futures fell on Monday, as investors braced themselves on the eve of a monthly U.S. Department of Agriculture report that analysts expected to project rising domestic corn stockpiles. After the CBOT close, the USDA in its weekly crop report rated 76 percent of the U.S. corn crop in good to excellent condition, up from 75 percent a week...

  • *China ags markets tracking weakness in Chicago prices. Commodity prices have been drawing support from expectations demand would perk up if China stepped in to spur economic activity in the world's top consumer of raw materials. Agricultural futures in China have come under additional pressure due to weakness in global grain prices, such as for Chicago...

  • SINGAPORE, July 8- China's agricultural markets suffered deep losses on Friday, with soybean meal shedding more than 5 percent and rapeseed meal dropping over 6 percent to their lowest since early June. Dalian soybean meal futures lost 5.5 percent to 3,024 yuan a tonne and Zengzhou commodity exchange rapeseed meal gave up 6.7 percent to hit a low 2,507 yuan a...

  • CHICAGO, July 5- Commodity trader Bunge Ltd will sell half its stake in oilseed crushing operations in Vietnam to Singapore's Wilmar International Ltd, the world's largest palm oil processor and one of the biggest soybean buyers, in an effort to integrate operations in a fast-growing market. Quang Dung, a soybean meal distributor in Vietnam, will keep a 10...

  • CHICAGO, July 5- U.S. corn and soybean futures fell sharply on Tuesday, with corn touching its lowest since October 2014, after rain in dry areas of the U.S. Chicago Board of Trade soybean futures notched the biggest drop, shedding 5.5 percent. "It is all about weather," said Tom Fritz, a partner with brokerage EFG Group in Chicago.

  • MANILA, July 5- Chinese commodities mostly dropped on Tuesday after big gains in the prior session, driven by expectations of stimulus measures to spur economic activity in the world's biggest consumer of raw materials. Given a robust services sector, sentiment towards the Chinese economy "is going to be cautious rather than outright fearful," said Vishnu...

  • *China June services activity hits 11- month high. MANILA, July 5- Chinese commodities futures dropped on Tuesday after big gains in the prior session, as investors pared back expectations for rapid stimulus measures to spur economic activity in the world's biggest consumer of many raw materials. Countries were also likely wait for Britain to make the first...

  • CHICAGO, June 30- The third-largest hog producer in the United States is buying more wheat for its animals to eat as prices head ever lower, making it an attractive alternative to corn. "We're right in the thick of changing feed rations," said Aaron Gaines, vice-president of technical resources and support operations at The Maschhoffs, which is based in Illinois in...

  • MANILA, June 28- Commodity futures in China from steel to soymeal rallied on Tuesday, as investors bet on countries bringing in measures to counter the shock to markets and economies from Britain's vote to leave the European Union. China's commodities markets had recently calmed after a roller-coaster ride started in April, when soaring prices and volumes...

  • CHICAGO, June 27- U.S. soybean futures rose on Monday, retracing a portion of last week's heavy declines, as attention turned to weather risks and strong export demand ahead of closely watched U.S. government crop reports, analysts said. At the Chicago Board of Trade, the July soybean contract settled up 30 cents at $11.33 per bushel. July wheat ended down 8 cents...

  • CHICAGO, June 27- U.S. soybean futures rose on Monday, retracing a portion of last week's heavy declines as the run-up to closely watched U.S. government crop reports put attention back on weather risks and strong export demand, analysts said. At the Chicago Board of Trade as of 12:05 p.m. CDT, the July soybean contract was up 27-1/ 2 cents at $11.30-1/ 2 per bushel.

  • CHICAGO, June 22- U.S. corn futures fell on Wednesday, after plunging nearly 6 percent the previous day, as improving weather in the Midwest continued to stimulate long liquidation by commodity funds, traders said. At the Chicago Board of Trade, the July corn contract settled down 3-1/ 4 cents at $3.93 per bushel after dipping to $3.92-1/ 4, its lowest level since May 23.

  • *USDA maintains U.S. corn crop ratings, cuts soybeans. At the Chicago Board of Trade, the July corn contract settled down its daily 25- cent limit at $3.96-1/ 4 a bushel, its lowest level since May 25. July soybeans ended down 10-1/ 4 cents at $11.33-1/ 4 a bushel after dropping to $11.28-3/ 4, near last week's low.

  • *USDA maintains U.S. corn crop ratings, cuts soybeans. CHICAGO, June 21- U.S. corn futures fell below $4 a bushel on Tuesday for the first time in nearly a month as forecasts for less-threatening weather in the Midwest prompted funds to liquidate long positions, traders said. At 11:49 a.m. CDT at the Chicago Board of Trade, the July corn contract was down 22 cents at...

  • At the Chicago Board of Trade, July corn settled down 16-1/ 2 cents at $4.21-1/ 4 per bushel. July soybeans ended down 16 cents at $11.43-1/ 2 a bushel and July wheat fell 8-1/ 4 cents at $4.73 a bushel. What is more important is that the rains are forecast for the driest regions, " Karl Setzer, analyst with the Iowa- based MaxYield Cooperative, said in a research note.

  • At the Chicago Board of Trade as of 12:23 p.m. CDT, July corn was down 15 cents at $4.22-3/ 4 per bushel. July soybeans were down 10-1/ 2 cents at $11.49 a bushel and July wheat was down 4-1/ 4 cents at $4.77 a bushel. What is more important is that the rains are forecast for the driest regions, " Karl Setzer, analyst with the Iowa- based MaxYield Cooperative, said in a daily...

  • CHICAGO, June 17- U.S. corn and soybean futures rose about 2 percent on Friday, following broad strength in commodities, with uncertainty about Midwest crop weather and fresh soy export demand lending added support, analysts said. At the Chicago Board of Trade as of 12:50 p.m. CDT, July corn was up 8-3/ 4 cents at $4.34 per bushel. July soybeans were up 21-1/ 2 cents at...

  • CHICAGO, June 16- U.S. soybean and corn futures fell on Thursday as funds liquidated long positions on improving U.S. weather forecasts and broad weakness in commodity and equities markets, analysts said. At the Chicago Board of Trade as of 11:22 a.m CDT, July soybeans were down 24 cents at $11.32 per bushel. July corn fell 6 cents at $4.23 a bushel and July wheat was...

  • CHICAGO, June 15- U.S. corn and soybean futures eased on Wednesday after better-than-expected rains fell in the Midwest crop belt, prompting investors to take profits after recent highs, analysts said. At the Chicago Board of Trade as of 11:56 a.m. CDT, soybeans for July delivery were down 11-3/ 4 cents at $11.57-3/ 4 per bushel. July corn was down 4 cents at $4.32-1/ 2 a...

  • CHICAGO, June 14- U.S. corn futures rose on Tuesday, rallying from early weakness as updated weather forecasts raised the risk of stressful hot and dry conditions in the Midwest crop belt. Wheat futures fell, dragged down At the Chicago Board of Trade as of 12:41 p.m. CDT, July corn was up 4-1/ 4 cents at $4.34-1/ 4 per bushel, after trading as low as $4.23-1/ 2.