Agricultural Commodities Wheat Commodity Market Trades, Charts

  • PARIS, July 27- France will help grain farmers cope with an expected plunge in revenue after torrential rain and a lack of sunshine in late spring hit the country's cereal crops. First results of the still ongoing harvest point to a crop of soft wheat, the most cultivated cereal in France, at some 30 million tonnes this year, growers group Orama said on Wednesday.

  • *Australia losing market share in Indonesia- traders. *Australia's largest exporter to build emergency storage. However, a delay in sales could lead to Australia losing more of its share of the overseas market to rival Black Sea producers.

  • CHICAGO, July 26- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures plunged as much as 3 percent on Tuesday, heading for their largest daily losses in three weeks on pressure from ample global grain supplies and following declines in Euronext wheat, traders said. CBOT September wheat was down 13-1/ 2 cents at $4.15-1/ 2 per bushel as of 12:05 a.m. CDT, still holding above their...

  • CAIRO, July 26- Official Egyptian inspection committees have so far found that some 4 percent of 5 million tonnes of locally purchased wheat is missing from silos, Egypt's supply minister said on Tuesday. Khaled Hanafi added, however, that he was not politically responsible for any alleged fraud, as the world's top wheat buyer continued a month-long corruption...

  • *Australia losing market share in Indonesia- traders. *Australia's largest exporter to build emergency storage. However, a delay in sales could lead to Australia losing more of its share of the overseas market to rival Black Sea producers.

  • CHICAGO, July 25- U.S. soybean futures fell sharply on Monday, extending the steep declines seen last week on pressure from investment fund selling and favorable extended weather outlooks for the developing crop, traders and analysts said. Wheat and corn futures each were narrowly lower at the Chicago Board of Trade, with wheat reversing from earlier gains that...

  • SINGAPORE/ PARIS, July 25- Chicago wheat prices rose on Monday on growing concern that the size of the crop in the European Union, the world's largest exporter of the cereal, could be lower than expected, pulling up corn in their wake. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active wheat contract was 1.7 percent higher at $4.32-1/ 2 a bushel by 1031 GMT, after falling in the...

  • Olam is expanding its footprint in Africa with the $275 million purchase of BUA Group's wheat milling and pasta making assets.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    About a quarter of all S&P 500 companies will report earnings in the coming week, which could be a boost for stocks.

  • US crops: Beans hit hardest

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the details out of the latest U.S. crop report.

  • Hershey's

    When the price of sugar falls, things get sweeter for processed food manufacturers such as J.M. Smucker and Hershey, if history is a guide.

  • Commodity check: Oil, corn & wheat

    The price of oil continues to slide, and it's the birthday of commercial oil wells in the U.S. CNBC's Rick Santelli checks on corn and wheat prices.

  • Futures Now: Corn & wheat slide

    The Futures Now team discusses concerns about food inflation, and whether the slide in corn and wheat is good news.

  • Hold your horses on wheat: StanChart

    Abah Ofon, Director of Agricultural Commodities Research at Standard Chartered, says tensions about Ukraine have added a supply premium to the wheat market.

  • The Ukraine conflict has sent commodities markets into a tizzy, with Russia's invasion of the Ukrainian peninsula Crimea pushing up wheat and corn.

  • In two weeks, Girl Scouts will descend upon supermarkets and businesses to peddle boxes of cookies, tempting people with a new gluten-free cookie.

  • The United Nations food agency said rising sugar prices due to harvest concerns in Brazil drove global food prices slightly higher in October.

  • What to expect from agricultural commodities

    Simona Gambarini, associate director of research at ETF Securities, expects the upcoming USDA crop report to stay bearish.

  • Philippa Malmgren, president of Principalis Asset Management, argues that the protests in Egypt erupted due to the government's failure to deliver on its promise for lower wheat prices.

  • USDA: 97.4 Million Acres of Corn Planted

    Farmers are planting more corn than expected -- in fact, they planted more than any year since 1936, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. The USDA also expects record Soy crops, she says.