Agricultural Commodities Soybean Commodity Market Trades, Charts

  • CHICAGO, April 26- U.S. soybean and corn futures firmed on Tuesday, their second straight day of gains, on expectations the pace of planting will slow in coming days due to wetter weather. Chicago Board of Trade May corn futures settled up 5-1/ 4 cents at $3.82-1/ 4 a bushel. CBOT May soybeans were 18 cents higher at $10.17-3/ 4 a bushel.

  • CHICAGO, April 26- U.S. soybean and corn futures firmed on Tuesday, on track for their second straight day of gains, on expectations the pace of planting will slow in coming days due to wetter weather. At 10:45 a.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade May corn futures were up 2-1/ 4 cents at $3.79-1/ 4 a bushel. CBOT May soybeans were 8-3/ 4 cents higher at $10.08-1/ 2 a bushel.

  • *Dalian and Shanghai Futures Exchanges raise transaction costs. China's top two commodities bourses- the Dalian Commodity Exchange and Shanghai Futures Exchange- raised transaction costs on some futures products from Monday in a bid to restore calm. Shanghai rebar steel futures are up more than 50 percent so far in 2016 after six straight years of losses,...

  • Chicago Board of Trade soybeans for July delivery slipped 0.7 percent to $9.89-1/ 2 per bushel after touching $10.43-3/ 4 on April 21. Corn was off 0.5 percent at $3.73-3/ 4, after hitting $4.07-1/ 4, also on April 21. The April 21 rally in grains, pushed by investment funds amid concerns about adverse weather in South America, came along with gains across most...

  • CHICAGO, April 21- U.S. soybeans surged to the highest levels in eight months on Thursday on technical buying and bull-spreading as investors eyed outlooks for lower output due to rains in Argentina. "Fundamentally, Argentine losses tighten the margin for error ahead of the Midwest growing season, but we won't know really what those losses are in Argentina until...

  • SYDNEY, April 21- U.S. soybeans climbed around 1 percent to a nine-month high on Thursday, extending three-day gains to more than 7.5 percent, as rains in Argentina stoked concerns over production losses. *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board of Trade rose 0.9 percent to $10.18-1/ 2 a bushel, near the session-high of $10.28-1/ 2 a bushel- the strongest...

  • CHICAGO, April 20- U.S. soybeans shrugged off early losses to surge 1 percent on Wednesday, hitting new eight-month highs and extending the gains of a dramatic April rally linked to investment fund buying and rain-related delays in Argentina's harvest. "They tried to break it early and they couldn't, and then we got follow-through buying," said Lee Gaus, a partner at...

  • SYDNEY, April 20- U.S. soybeans rose for a second consecutive session on Wednesday to hit their highest in more than eight months, with adverse weather in South America stoking two-day gains of nearly 3.5 percent. *The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board of Trade rose 0.1 percent to $4.94-3/ 4 a bushel, having closed up 2.8 percent on Tuesday when prices hit...

  • CHICAGO, April 14- U.S. soybean futures fell nearly 1 percent on Thursday on profit-taking and softening cash markets following a four-session advance that lifted the spot May contract to an eight-month high, traders said. But corn settled modestly higher, supported by stronger-than-expected weekly U.S. export sales and worries about dry weather in Brazil.

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, April 14- U.S. soybean futures fell from an eight-month high on Thursday as forecasts of easing rainfall in Argentina, which had delayed harvest, prompted some traders to book their profit. Chicago Board of Trade's most-active May soybean contract fell 0.7 percent to $9.49 by 1012 GMT after hitting $9.59-1/ 2 a bushel, the highest since Aug. 12,...

  • SINGAPORE, April 14- U.S. soybean futures rose for a fifth consecutive session on Thursday, hitting an eight-month high as strong demand from top importer China and short-covering by investors underpinned the market. *China's soybean import data is lending support to the market after March imports climbed to 6.1 million tonnes, setting a record for the third...

  • *Soy to 8- month high on China demand, Argentina rains. Soybean futures also charged higher, buoyed by chart-based buying and data showing strong demand from China, while wheat followed the firm trend. At the Chicago Board of Trade, May corn settled up 10-3/ 4 cents at $3.73-1/ 2 per bushel after reaching $3.74-3/ 4, the highest spot price since December.

  • *USDA trims domestic soybean inventories. "It's a report with no new bullish news and it's a market that's mature here at the top," said Don Roose, president of Iowa- based broker U.S. Commodities. Most-active May corn gained 6 cents to $3.62-3/ 4 a bushel, and May wheat rose 5-1/ 4 cents to $4.52-1/ 2 a bushel at the CBOT.

  • *USDA delays national crop progress report until Tuesday. "The large acreage increases, even if they are a bit overstated, are still going to be a big problem for the corn market," said Tomm Pfitzenmaier, analyst for Summit Commodity Brokerage in Iowa. Chicago Board of Trade most-active May soybeans ended down 4-3/ 4 cents to $9.13-1/ 2 a bushel.

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