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Agricultural Commodities Wheat Commodity Market Trades, Charts

  • ABU DHABI/ CAIRO, Sept 5- Egypt's ability to import one of its most essential commodities, wheat, was thrown into question last week after a near complete boycott of its purchase tender by global suppliers. Jan. 6 2016: Egypt's quarantine head, Saad Moussa, says the authority is applying zero-tolerance ergot policy despite supply ministry and its state grain buyer,...

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Sept 2- Chicago corn and wheat futures prices rose for a second straight session on Friday with short-covering ahead of the U.S. "People taking profits who were short the market don't want to carry the positions into a long holiday weekend," said Terry Reilly, senior commodity analyst at Futures International. The Chicago Board of Trade most...

  • SINGAPORE/ PARIS, Sept 2- Chicago wheat futures prices rose for a second session on Friday with short-covering ahead of the U.S. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active wheat contract gained 0.9 percent to $3.98-1/ 4 a bushel by 1135 GMT, adding to last session's 1.7 percent gain. Corn advanced by 1 percent to $3.27 a bushel while soybeans were up 0.8 percent at...

  • *Australia seen among countries who may benefit. SINGAPORE/ NEW DELHI, Sept 2- Wheat traders and industry representatives in India expect the country to step up international purchases significantly over the coming months, providing a potential boost to global prices languishing near 10- year lows. India has already bought about 600,000 tonnes of wheat in...

  • *Australia seen among countries who may benefit. SINGAPORE/ NEW DELHI, Sept 2- Wheat traders and industry representatives in India expect the country to step up international purchases significantly over the coming months, providing a potential boost to global prices languishing near 10- year lows. India has already bought about 600,000 tonnes of wheat in...

  • SINGAPORE/ PARIS, Sept 1- Chicago wheat started September on a positive note as bargain hunting by end users on Thursday underpinned a market that has fallen four months in a row to its lowest price in a decade. The Chicago Board of Trade's most active wheat contract had climbed 1.5 percent to $3.94 a bushel by 1125 GMT after closing down 1 percent on Wednesday, a...

  • *Wheat down after top buyer Egypt cancels purchase tender. CHICAGO, Aug 31- Chicago wheat futures posted a fourth consecutive month of losses on Wednesday, pulled down by plentiful global supplies, while expectations of bumper U.S. harvests pressured soybeans and corn. At the Chicago Board of Trade, most-active December wheat settled down 4 cents at $3.88-1/ 4 per...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 30- U.S. corn and wheat futures fell to multi-year lows on Tuesday and soybeans hit a four-week low on expectations for big crops and rising grain supplies, traders and analysts said. At the Chicago Board of Trade, November soybeans settled down 13-1/ 2 cents at $9.50-3/ 4 per bushel and December corn ended down 5 cents at $3.15-3/ 4 a bushel.

  • *In about turn, Egypt bans ergot fungus in wheat again. Egypt, the world's biggest wheat importer, reinstated on Sunday a controversial ban on wheat shipments containing even the slightest amount of a common grain fungus, ergot, baffling traders who had returned to the Egyptian market just last month when the ban was lifted. "The market is bemused as to where Egypt...

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Aug 26- Wheat futures traded in Chicago dropped to their lowest prices in nearly a decade on Friday, pressured by ample supplies. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active December wheat dropped 15 cents, or 3.5 percent, to $4.08-3/ 4 per bushel at 11:07 a.m. CDT. Technical selling and grain handlers' efforts to move U.S. winter wheat supplies to...

  • There is concern in Germany about wheat prices: Analyst

    Jack Watts, lead analyst at AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds, discusses the problem of low wheat prices in Germany.

  • Futures Now: soft AGS fall hard

    The Futures Now team discusses agricultural commodities including corn, wheat and soy.

  • 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.