Agricultural Commodities Soy Meal Commodity Trades, Charts

  • 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.

  • CHICAGO, June 13- U.S. corn rose about 1.7 percent on Monday as commodity funds extended net long positions on forecasts for potentially stressful hot weather in the Midwest and the Mississippi River Delta, traders said. At the Chicago Board of Trade as of 12:50 p.m. CDT, corn for July delivery was up 7 cents at $4.30 per bushel. July soybeans were down 3-1/ 4 cents at...

  • CHICAGO, June 9- Bets on U.S. lean hog futures hit a nearly two-year peak, CME Group data showed on Thursday, as investors gambled record-high pork prices in top consumer China will force the country to boost imports and as surging animal feed prices raise costs for U.S. hog producers. China was the top buyer of U.S. pork last week, purchasing 7,100 tonnes, weekly U.S....

  • SINGAPORE/ PARIS, June 6- U.S. soybeans gained 1.7 percent on Monday, underpinned by declining supplies from Argentina, while wheat climbed to a six-week high as heavy rains threatened crop prospects in Europe. Corn scored a new 10- month high on tightening supplies in Brazil. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active soybeans contract climbed 1.7 percent to...

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  • CHICAGO, May 27- Chicago Board of Trade corn futures rose nearly 1 percent on Friday to the highest level in 10 months on strong export demand and short-covering ahead of a long U.S. holiday weekend, traders said. At the CBOT as of 1:09 p.m. CDT, July corn was up 4-1/ 4 cents at $4.12-1/ 2 per bushel. July soybeans were up 5-1/ 4 cents at $10.85 a bushel and July wheat was down 1/...

  • *Rain-hit Argentina harvest causes concerns over exports. At the Chicago Board of Trade as of 11:05 a.m. CDT July soybeans were down 4-1/ 2 cents at $10.81 per bushel after reaching $10.98, the highest spot price since September 2014. CBOT July wheat rose up 10-1/ 2 cents at $4.76-1/ 2 a bushel and July corn added up 2-1/ 2 cents at $4.07-1/ 4 a bushel.

  • BUENOS AIRES, May 25- Flooding in Argentina has cut into the country's expected soybean output by 4 million to 8 million tonnes, even as higher-than-expected yields in dryer areas offset some of the losses, local farm analysts said on Wednesday. But analyst Pablo Adreani, of the Buenos Aires- based AgriPAC consultancy, said flood losses far outweigh gains...

  • WINNIPEG, May 25- U.S. soybean futures jumped more than 2 percent on Wednesday, boosted by concerns about a possible shortage of soymeal from Argentina. Chicago Board of Trade July soybeans was up 22-3/ 4 cents, or 2.2 percent, at $10.77-1/ 2 a bushel at 10:14 a.m. CDT. "It's all on the meal market," said Bill Gary, president of Commodity Information Systems.

  • SINGAPORE, May 25- U.S. wheat futures rose for a second session on Wednesday with prices underpinned by forecasts of rains in the U.S. Plains winter wheat belt will diminish in the southwest the rest of this week allowing some improvement in harvest conditions, but southeastern areas remain unfavorably wet, Commodity Weather Group said. Chicago Board of Trade...

  • *Chicago soybeans extend two-day decline to 2 pct. SINGAPORE, May 24- Chicago soybean futures lost more ground on Tuesday, falling for four out five sessions as rapidly progressing planting across the U.S. Chicago Board of Trade most-active soybean contract dropped 0.5 percent to $10.53-3/ 4 a bushel by 0212 GMT, having closed 1.5 percent lower on Monday.

  • CHICAGO, May 23- U.S. soybean futures fell on Monday on profit-taking as soymeal backed down from contract highs and as the U.S. dollar firmed, steering investors away from commodities, analysts said. At the Chicago Board of Trade as of 11:58 a.m. CST, July soybeans were down 16-1/ 4 cents at $10.58 per bushel after dipping to $10.52. CBOT July wheat was down 3-1/ 4 cents...

  • *Soymeal dips after 18- month high on Argentina crop fears. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, May 23- Chicago soymeal futures edged lower on Monday as a retreat across commodities encouraged the oilseed market to consolidate after an 18- month high before the weekend due to concerns about rain losses in Argentina's soybean harvest. Chicago Board of Trade most-active soybeans...

  • *Argentina soy crop suffers from excessive rains. CHICAGO, May 20- U.S. soybean meal futures climbed to 18- month highs on Friday as short-covering and concerns about tightening exports from Argentina, the top shipper of the livestock feed, helped to fuel gains. "It's no doubt a meal-led rally," said Don Roose, president of Iowa broker U.S. Commodities.

  • CHICAGO, May 19- U.S. grain and soybean futures dropped to their lowest levels in about a week on Thursday as gains in the dollar prompted investors to take profits out of commodities after recent rallies. Such outside investors will be sidelined until the dollar rally abates, said Rich Feltes, analyst for broker R.J. O'Brien. Wheat gave up 11-1/ 4 cents, or 2.3 percent,...

  • *Poor weather in South America fuels harvest concerns. CHICAGO, May 17- U.S. grain and soy futures jumped on Tuesday as investors sunk money into commodities, extending a run-up in prices linked to poor weather that has hurt harvests in South America. The gains were "really more of a capital flow issue more than anything else," said Steve Erdman, president of broker EFG...

  • At the Chicago Board of Trade as of 12:08 p.m. CDT, July wheat was up 6-3/ 4 cents at $4.74-3/ 4 per bushel. CBOT July corn was up 1 cent at $3.90 a bushel after reaching $3.91-1/ 4, its highest since May 3. "Short-covering is supporting wheat values this morning," Karl Setzer, analyst with the MaxYield Cooperative in West Bend, Iowa, said in a note to clients.

  • Weakening fundamentals along with strong measures by Chinese exchanges to stamp out speculative activity have helped reverse momentum in China's massive commodity futures markets from bullish to bearish in less than a month. Malaysian palm oil futures, the global benchmark for the commodity, fell more than 2 percent on Friday, with traders blaming a 4...

  • Weakening fundamentals along with strong measures by Chinese exchanges to stamp out speculative activity have helped reverse momentum in China's massive commodity futures markets from bullish to bearish in less than a month. Malaysian palm oil futures, the global benchmark for the commodity, fell more than 2 percent on Friday, with traders blaming a 4...