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Agricultural Commodities Soybean Commodity Market Trades, Charts

  • CHICAGO, Dec 30- Smithfield Food Inc, the world's biggest pork producer, is buying grain elevators and purchasing grain directly from farmers, a move that hits grain handlers already reeling from multiyear lows in corn and soybean prices. The Virginia- based company bought two Ohio grain elevators in September. For the first time, it can ship grain directly from...

  • CHICAGO, Dec 29- U.S. wheat futures rose about 1 percent on Thursday, supported by short-covering and a setback in the dollar, which tends to make U.S. grains more attractive to those holding other currencies, traders said. Chicago Board of Trade March wheat settled up 3-1/ 4 cents at $4.04-3/ 4 per bushel. March corn ended up 1-1/ 2 cents at $3.49-3/ 4 a bushel.

  • *Egypt tender watched as U.S. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Dec 29- Chicago corn, wheat and soybean futures edged higher on Thursday, recouping some of last session's losses, as a weaker dollar underpinned prices in light year-end trading. The most-active corn futures contract on the Chicago Board of Trade rose 0.5 percent to $3.50 a bushel by 1111 GMT.

  • Chicago wheat futures fell to contract lows, also pressured by warming U.S. temperatures that eased crop damage concerns, while soybeans hit a more than one-month low. Substantial rain arrived overnight in Argentina's corn and soybean belt, significantly reducing remaining dry spots, with showers expected on the weekend, Commodity Weather Group said in a...

  • SYDNEY, Dec 22- U.S. soybeans edged lower on Thursday, lingering near a one-month low touched earlier in the week, as expectations of bumper global supplies amid brighter crop prospects in South America weighed on prices. *The U.S. Department of Agriculture said exporters had struck deals to sell 132,000 tonnes of U.S. soybeans to China, the world's top soybean...

  • HAMBURG/ SYDNEY, Dec 21- U.S. soybeans rose on Wednesday, rebounding on buying interest a day after nearing a one-month low, while wheat and corn drifted down in quieter pre-Christmas markets. "Soybeans are seeing a rebound on buying interest after falling to test the $10 a bushel level on Tuesday," said Matt Ammermann, commodity risk manager and vice president...

  • Dry weather in Brazil is worrying soybean traders, sending prices up amid the backdrop of rising consumption in China as the middle class grows.

    China’s growing middle class are propping up sales of luxury goods, box-office receipts and soybeans.

  • SYDNEY, Dec 21- U.S. soybean prices rose on Wednesday, rebounding from a one-month low touched in the previous session, although improving production prospects in South America pressured the market. *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board of Trade climbed 0.35 percent to $10.08-3/ 4 a bushel. *The most active corn futures advanced 0.14 percent to...

  • The outlook for soybeans in 2017

    Soybean crops are expected to be good in the year ahead, says Ariel Haendler at Nidera Group.

  • PARIS/ SYDNEY, Dec 19- U.S. wheat was slightly higher on Monday as a severe cold spell raised the threat of crop damage in some key U.S. growing belts. Chicago soybean futures eased after export-fueled gains on Friday, while corn also ticked lower. The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were up 0.2 percent at $4.10-1/ 4 a bushel by 1229 GMT.

  • *Concerns over dryness in Argentina also underpin prices. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Dec 16- Chicago soybean futures rose for a second session on Friday as brisk U.S. exports underpinned the oilseed market in the face of expected record U.S. and South American harvests. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active soybean contract rose 0.3 percent to $10.32-1/ 4 a bushel by 1255...

  • SYDNEY, Dec 16- U.S. soybeans inched higher on Friday, but remained on track for a weekly drop of nearly 1 percent due to bumper global supply. *The most active Chicago Board of Trade soybean contract has fallen nearly 1 percent this week, giving back most of its gains from the week before. *The USDA also reported a flash sale of 132,000 tonnes of soybeans to China.

  • *Soybeans fall for 4th day on outlook for Argentina rains. SINGAPORE/ PARIS, Dec 15- Chicago soybeans slid for a fourth straight session on Thursday, hitting a three-week low, as forecasts of rains in Argentina's crop-belt eased the prospects of production losses. The Chicago Board Of Trade most-active soybean contract was down 0.1 percent to $10.23 a bushel by...

  • CHICAGO, Dec 13- Chicago Board of Trade corn futures rose to a five-month high on Tuesday, with strong exports and technical buying supporting prices, traders said. CBOT January soybean futures were down 3 cents at $10.28 a bushel. Corn prices peaked at $3.64-3/ 4, their highest since July 15.

  • CHICAGO, Dec 13- Chicago Board of Trade corn and soybean futures firmed on Tuesday on support from strong exports of both commodities following the record U.S. harvest. At 10:38 a.m. CST, CBOT January soybean futures were up 3-1/ 4 cents at $10.34-1/ 4 a bushel. CBOT March corn was 3 cents higher at $3.63-1/ 2 a bushel and CBOT March soft red winter wheat was up 2-3/ 4 cents...

  • *Large world inventories seen by USDA. "Soybeans, wheat and corn are seeing weakness today after the USDA report on Friday reminded the market of large global supplies in all three sectors," said Graydon Chong, senior commodities analyst with Rabobank. "The stronger dollar today is also a weakening factor as this is naturally damaging to U.S. export prospects, but...

  • CHICAGO, Dec 9- U.S. soybean futures were about flat on Friday, paring earlier gains after the U.S. Department of Agriculture left its domestic supply outlook unchanged. Chicago Board of Trade corn and wheat futures were also little changed in subdued trading following the crop data, in which the government boosted its estimates of global grain and soy...

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Dec 9- Chicago soybean futures turned higher on Friday, coming off an earlier two-week low as investors adjusted positions before U.S. government crop forecasts that will give clues as to how brisk export demand is playing out against big supplies. The U.S. Department of Agriculture will release its monthly supply-demand report at 1700 GMT and...

  • CHICAGO, Dec 8- U.S. soybean futures dropped 2 percent on Thursday, the steepest decline in 2-1/ 2 months, on profit-taking tied to lower vegoil prices and extended weather outlooks for rainfall in Argentina, traders and analysts said. President-elect Donald Trump's nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to run the nation's Environmental...

  • CHICAGO, Dec 8- U.S. soybean futures declined by more than 2 percent on Thursday, on pace for their largest losses in three months, on profit-taking tied to lower vegoil prices and extended weather outlooks for rainfall in Argentina, traders and analysts said. President-elect Donald Trump's nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to run the...