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  • HAMBURG/ SINGAPORE, Jan 25- Chicago corn and soybeans fell slightly on Monday as more favorable weather forecasts in South America and lower crude oil prices weakened sentiment. Chicago Board of Trade March corn was down 0.07 percent at $3.70 a bushel at 1032 GMT, not far from last week's one-month high of $3.72. "But there is concern about cold winter weather in the...

  • HAMBURG/ SINGAPORE, Jan 25- Chicago corn and soybeans fell slightly on Monday as more favourable weather forecasts in South America and lower crude oil prices weakened sentiment. Chicago Board of Trade March corn was down 0.1 percent at $3.69-3/ 4 a bushel at 1039 GMT, not far from last week's one-month high of $3.72. "But there is concern about cold winter weather in...

  • SYDNEY, Jan 25- U.S. wheat rose on Monday to extend two-day gains to 1 percent, with strong demand for U.S. supplies pushing prices towards their highest in nearly a month. *Chicago Board of Trade front-month wheat climbed 0.47 percent to $4.77-3/ 4 a bushel, having closed up 0.1 percent on Friday. The USDA also said exporters booked another 189,000 tonnes of corn sales...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 19- U.S. soybean and corn futures closed firmer on Tuesday, hitting four-week highs on concerns about rains slowing the early soybean harvest in Brazil and investor hopes of stimulus measures in China, traders said. Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures followed corn and soybeans higher. Chicago Board of Trade soybean futures for March delivery...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 19- U.S. soybean and corn futures firmed early on Friday, hitting four-week highs on concerns about rains slowing early soybean harvest in Brazil and investor hopes of stimulus measures in China, traders said. "Grain futures are higher across the board this morning, with traders returning from the three-day weekend to find spirits improved by news of...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 15- U.S. corn and wheat futures each jumped as much as 1 percent on Friday, shrugging off earlier losses as investors took profits on bearish short bets ahead of a three-day holiday weekend, traders and analysts said. "We're just closing out shorts ahead of the weekend," said Jack Scoville, analyst and broker at the Price Futures Group in Chicago.

  • CHICAGO, Jan 14- U.S. wheat fell for the second straight day on Thursday, pressured by technical selling, ample global supplies, lackluster demand for U.S. shipments and dragged by Paris futures which hit a contract low early in the session. However, USDA also said Russia this year will overtake the United States as the world's top wheat exporter for the first time in...

  • Chicago Board of Trade front-month wheat was down 1.1 percent at $4.72-3/ 4 a bushel by 1238 GMT, falling back from a three-week top of $4.83-1/ 4 touched on Wednesday. "The market is realising that even after the USDA report there is still a large amount of wheat in the world and it will take time to absorb those stocks," Capital Economics commodities analyst Hamish...

  • *USDA report provides only short-term support. Analysts said prices were coming under pressure from a broad based commodity sell-off, while the market was acknowledging that the USDA report released earlier in the week will only slightly change balance sheets. The USDA said on Tuesday it estimated U.S. winter wheat plantings below expectations and at the...

  • GRAINS-Wheat hit by global risk aversion, profit taking Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 10:13 PM ET

    SYDNEY, Jan 14- U.S. wheat pulled further away from three-week highs on Thursday, as a vicious selloff in commodities and equities revived worries about global growth. *Chicago Board of Trade front-month wheat dropped 0.3 percent to $4.76-1/ 2 a bushel, having closed down 0.7 percent on Wednesday and pulling away from a three-week top of $4.84-1/ 4 a bushel.

  • GRAINS-Wheat, corn steady on technicals after big gains Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 12:12 PM ET

    "The markets, especially wheat and corn, are taking a breather following the sharp gains on Tuesday caused by the USDA forecasts," said Frank Rijkers, agrifood economist at ABN AMRO Bank. "The USDA forecasts are still being absorbed and assessed by the market but there is profit taking today with some of the price rises on Tuesday seen as excessive."

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 12- Grains market speculators who had built massive short positions in recent months were caught leaning the wrong way after the U.S. government cut its corn and soy harvest views, as well as its wheat planting estimate, in reports released on Tuesday. The USDA also forecast that already-ample supplies of all three commodities will remain robust...

  • The USDA estimated seedings of hard red winter wheat, at 26.5 million acres, the lowest in records dating to 1986-87.. If we don't get sharply higher durum and spring wheat seedings this spring, the trade might be looking at an extremely low U.S. all-wheat area for 2016, "said Terry Reilly, senior commodity analyst for Futures International. Also on Tuesday, the USDA...

  • "The thought was that big crops get bigger and they actually reduced the production for beans and corn and pulled back the yields as well," said Dax Wedemeyer, analyst with U.S. Commodities. Chicago Board of Trade soybean futures, which were trading lower before the report was released, surged to their highest since Dec. 7. "We might have a better longer-term wheat...

  • *USDA report likely to drive market direction. *USDA report may show lower U.S. winter wheat plantings. Traders shrugged off USDA confirmation of sales of 140,000 tonnes of U.S. soybeans to an unknown destination, announced by the agency earlier in the day.

  • *USDA report likely to drive market direction. *USDA report may show lower U.S. winter wheat plantings. The market is now awaiting tonight's USDA report, "a European trader said.

  • *USDA report likely to drive market direction. *USDA report may show lower U.S. winter wheat plantings. Wheat prices dropped to a five-year low last week as projections from the USDA show that stockpiles will end the growing season at the end of June this year at a record 229.86 million tonnes.

  • *Corn, soybeans ease as China worries weigh. *Movements restrained as traders eye Tuesday's USDA reports. A USDA announcement of 368,000 tonnes of U.S. soybean export sales and 152,400 tonnes of corn sales lifted prices earlier in the day, but that support soon faded.

  • Olam takes bigger bite into Nigerian wheat Monday, 11 Jan 2016 | 2:14 AM ET

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

  • *Soybeans fall back towards 6- week low after bounce. *China jitters, South America supply keep mood bearish. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Jan 7- U.S. corn slipped on Thursday towards the low hit a day earlier while soybeans and wheat also eased as a financial markets sell-off fuelled by China jitters added to bearish sentiment about bumper South American crops.