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Agricultural Commodities Soybean Commodity Market Trades, Charts

  • *Soybeans reach highest since March 30 at $9.68/ bushel. SINGAPORE/ PARIS, April 24- Chicago soybean futures climbed for a second session on Monday to a three-week high, supported by a weaker dollar and short-covering by investors. The Chicago Board Of Trade's most active soybean contract was up 0.7 percent at $9.67-3/ 4 a bushel, having peaked at $9.68-3/ 4 a bushel,...

  • CHICAGO, April 21- U.S. wheat futures fell on Friday, with key contracts hitting all-time lows as the outlook for Canadian plantings topped expectations and threatened to add to the already abundant global stockpile, traders said. At 10:42 a.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade July corn futures were down 1-1/ 4 cents at $3.63 a bushel. CBOT July soft red winter wheat was...

  • SINGAPORE, April 21- Chicago wheat futures were little changed on Friday after dropping to a four-month low earlier in the session, pressured by plentiful global supplies. Large export surpluses in key global suppliers are shackling Chicago wheat futures. *The U.S. Agriculture Department on Thursday said weekly export sales of soybeans fell to 225,000 tonnes,...

  • CHICAGO, April 20- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures dropped 3.1 percent to their lowest in nearly four months on Thursday, with investors beating back an overnight rally attempt amid plentiful global supplies. "The only thing positive has been short-covering by the funds and that kind of runs it course and runs out of gas,' said Bill Gentry, a broker at Risk...

  • CHICAGO, April 20- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures dropped 1.2 percent to their lowest in nearly four months on Thursday, with investors quickly beating back an overnight rally attempt amid a heavy global balance sheet. "The only thing positive has been short-covering by the funds and that kind of runs it course and runs out of gas,' said Bill Gentry, a broker at...

  • PARIS/ MANILA, April 19- U.S. corn futures traded little changed on Wednesday, hovering near a one-week low, as the market assessed the chances for drier spells in the U.S. Wheat ticked lower, with an expected boost to U.S. wheat crops from recent rain offsetting concerns about dry, chilly weather in Europe. The most active corn contract on the Chicago Board of Trade...

  • SINGAPORE, April 18- Chicago wheat futures rose on Tuesday after the market's drop to a 10- day low in the previous session triggered a bout of bargain-basement buying. *The soybean market is likely to be underpinned by strong demand from China in the months ahead. China, the world's largest soybean buyer, imported 6.33 million tonnes of the beans in March, a record...

  • CHICAGO, April 17- U.S. wheat futures fell on Monday as rains and mild temperatures in key growing areas of the U.S. "Wheat fell precipitously early and often, hit by chart selling and good rains for the HRW areas," Charlie Sernatinger, global head of grain futures at ED&F Man Capital said in a note to clients. CBOT May corn futures were 4-1/ 2 cents lower at $3.66-1/ 2 a...

  • CHICAGO, April 17- U.S. soybean futures firmed on Monday, hitting their highest level in more than two weeks on increasing concerns that rain in critical growing areas could delay plantings in the coming weeks, traders said. At 9:46 a.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade May soybean futures were up 2 cents at $9.57-1/ 2 a bushel. CBOT May corn was down 1-3/ 4 cents at $3.69-1/ 4 a...

  • CHICAGO, April 13- U.S. soybean futures hit a near two-week high on Thursday on bargain buying after the front contract this week fell to its lowest level in a year, and as traders shifted their attention to U.S. planting prospects. Chicago Board of Trade May soybean futures settled up 7-3/ 4 cents at $9.55-1/ 2 per bushel. May corn ended up 2 cents at $3.71 a bushel and May...

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, April 13- Chicago soybeans rose for a second session on Thursday, extending a rebound from a one-year low as concern about rain damage to Argentine crops and potential planting delays in the United States shifted the focus from large global supplies. President Donald Trump said the currency was too strong, lent support to Chicago crop futures,...

  • *Soybeans rise after Tuesday slide fueled by USDA report. *USDA hiked Brazil soybean crop, world stocks forecasts. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, April 12- Chicago soybeans rose on Wednesday as attention shifted away from a hike in the U.S. government's outlook for global supplies that had pushed prices to a one-year low in the previous session towards spring planting in the...

  • SINGAPORE, April 12- Chicago soybeans rose on Wednesday on short-covering, pulling away from a one-year low hit in the previous session after the U.S. government raised its estimates for global supplies. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active soybean contract rose 0.8 percent to $9.46-3/ 4 a bushel by 0315 GMT, after hitting a one-year low at $9.29-3/ 4 a bushel on...

  • SINGAPORE, April 12- Chicago soybean futures rose on Wednesday to move away from a one-year low hit the session before when the U.S. government lifted its estimates for global supplies. *The USDA left its forecast of U.S. 2016-17 corn exports unchanged at 2.225 billion bushels. *The USDA raised its forecasts for U.S. and global wheat inventories at the end of the...

  • *Farmer sales in Brazil the lowest since 2009/ 10. *Brazil to harvest record crop above 110 million tonnes. Soybean prices in Brazil have fallen steadily since the middle of last year, when producers were booking advance sales for the 2016/ 17 harvest, pressured by an appreciation in the local currency and lower prices on the Chicago Board of Trade.

  • Soybeans extended early declines after the USDA raised its forecast of global soybean stocks at the end of the 2016-17 marketing year to 87.41 million tonnes, from 82.82 million in March and well above an average of trade estimates for 83.91 million. The USDA pegged Brazil's crop at 111 million tonnes, up from 108 million last month. "They pumped up Brazil and...

  • *Corn consolidates ahead of USDA crop report. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, April 10- Chicago corn was little changed on Monday after falling to a one-week low in the previous session, with investors awaiting crop data for more indications about South American production and U.S. planting. "The USDA and Conab both release updated crop forecasts tomorrow," said Tobin Gorey,...

  • SINGAPORE, April 10- Chicago corn slid for a third consecutive session on Monday, dragged down by expectations of further increases in South American production. "The USDA and Conab both release updated crop forecasts tomorrow," said Tobin Gorey, director of agricultural strategy at Commonwealth Bank of Australia, referring to the U.S. Department of...

  • *Corn eases ahead of monthly USDA supply/demand report. Chicago Board of Trade May corn settled down 1-1/ 4 cents at $3.59-1/ 2 per bushel. "Trade is fully expecting to see larger crops for Argentina and Brazil; the only question is how much larger," MaxYield analyst Karl Setzer wrote in a note to clients.

  • SYDNEY, April 7- U.S. soybeans edged lower on Friday despite fears of delayed harvesting in Argentina, putting the oilseed on track to finish in negative territory for a fifth straight week, its longest losing streak in 30 months. *The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported export sales of old-crop wheat in the week to March 30 at 568,400 tonnes, above a range of...