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Agricultural Commodities Wheat Commodity Market Trades, Charts

  • *USDA raises U.S. corn ending stocks forecasts. *Wheat sags after USDA raises new-crop stocks view. Corn posted the biggest declines on a percentage basis after the USDA in a monthly report raised its forecasts of U.S. corn stocks at the end of the 2017/ 18 marketing year to 2.325 billion bushels, up from 2.110 billion in June and above an average of analyst estimates...

  • PARIS/ SYDNEY, July 12- U.S. corn, wheat and soybean futures eased on Wednesday, giving back some of recent gains fuelled by hot, dry weather, as traders awaited U.S. government crop forecasts later in the day. The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were down 1.5 percent at $4.08 a bushel by 1148 GMT, after reaching their highest since June 2016 at...

  • *Wheat ends higher a day ahead of monthly USDA reports. CHICAGO, July 11- U.S. soybean futures hit a four-month high Tuesday on worries about stressful crop weather in the Midwest and as traders squared positions one day ahead of monthly reports from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Chicago Board of Trade August soybeans settled up 4-1/ 2 cents at $10.29-1/ 4 per...

  • SYDNEY, July 11- U.S. wheat rose nearly 1.5 percent on Tuesday as forecasts for further crop-damaging weather across a key growing region pushed prices towards a two-year high hit last week. The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade rose 1.3 percent to $5.57-1/ 4 a bushel by 0224 GMT, having closed up 2.8 percent on Tuesday. The U.S. Department of...

  • As of 12:11 p.m. CDT, CBOT September corn futures were up 8-1/ 2 cents at $4.01 per bushel, with new-crop December corn up 9 cents at $4.13-3/ 4 after reaching $4.15, its highest since June 2016. CBOT August soybeans were up 25-1/ 4 cents at $10.26-1/ 4 after setting a four-month high at $10.29-1/ 2. CBOT September wheat was up 15 cents at $5.50 a bushel while Minneapolis...

  • PARIS/ SYDNEY, July 10- U.S. corn, wheat and soybean futures rose sharply on Monday, with corn prices hitting a one-year high, as forecasts for soaring temperatures in some major growing belts raised fears of potential crop losses. The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board of Trade rose 2.1 percent to $4.13-1/ 4 a bushel at 1017 GMT, just off a session high of...

  • CHICAGO, July 7- Chicago Board of Trade soybean futures rallied 1.4 percent on Friday on hotter and drier forecasts for important growing areas of the U.S. "The six to 10 day weather outlook shows warmer than average temperatures for most of the United States," said Derek Hullett, ag associate at CHS Hedging. CBOT December corn futures ended up 2 cents at $4.04-3/ 4 a...

  • SYDNEY, July 7- U.S. wheat fell 1 percent on Friday as prices continued to retreat from a two-year high touched earlier in the week, though the commodity was still on track for its fifth straight weekly gain. The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board of Trade fell 1 percent to $5.33-3/ 4 a bushel, after closing down 3.8 percent on Thursday.

  • CHICAGO, July 6- U.S. wheat futures fell on Thursday, shrugging off signs of further deterioration in already stressed crops, on a round of profit-taking following a rally to multi-year highs, traders said. Corn futures also fell, snapping a streak of seven straight higher closes, on pressure from the U.S. Agriculture Department's surprise boost to its crop...

  • CHICAGO, July 6- U.S. wheat futures fell on Thursday, shrugging off signs of further deterioration in already stressed crops, on a round of profit-taking following a rally to multi-year highs, traders said. Corn futures also fell, pressured by the U.S. Agriculture Department's surprise boost to its crop ratings. At 11:08 a.m. CDT, CBOT September soft red winter...

  • PARIS/ SYDNEY, July 6- U.S. wheat prices fell 3 percent on Thursday, after a six-day rally to two-year highs encouraged some selling, although hot, dry weather forecasts were keeping attention on deteriorating spring wheat crops in the northern United States. The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board of Trade had dropped 3.3 percent to $5.41-3/ 4 a bushel by...

  • CHICAGO, July 5- U.S. wheat futures rose for a sixth day in a row on Wednesday, with technical buyers stepping into the market after prices sank into negative territory, traders said. Chicago Board of Trade corn and soybean futures also closed higher. "You can only kill that crop one time," said Mark Schultz, chief analyst at Northstar Commodity Investment Co..

  • Spring wheat futures on the Minneapolis Grain Exchange soared to a four-year high above $8 a bushel. At the Chicago Board of Trade, September wheat settled up 29 cents at $5.55 per bushel while front-month July, which expires next week, touched $5.39, the highest spot price since July 20, 2015. Temperatures could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit this weekend and early...

  • PARIS/ SYDNEY, July 3- Chicago wheat futures jumped more than 3 percent to their highest in two years on Monday as forecasts for continued dry weather in key U.S. growing regions stoked fears of production losses. The most-active wheat contract on the Chicago Board of Trade was up 3.2 percent at $5.42-3/ 4 a bushel at 1016 GMT, after rising up to 4 percent to $5.47-1/ 4 a...

  • *Soybeans lifted by supportive USDA acreage, stocks data. CHICAGO, June 30- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures traded above $5 a bushel on Friday for the first time in a year, buoyed by diminishing outlooks for spring wheat crops in both the United States and Canada, analysts said. New-crop CBOT November soybeans were up 31-1/ 4 cents at $9.56 a bushel and new-crop...

  • WASHINGTON, June 30- U.S. farmers seeded a record amount of soybeans this spring, the government said on Friday, amid hopes that strong export demand will soak up much of the harvest this fall despite bumper crops in Brazil and Argentina that have swelled global stocks. Supplies for all three commodities remained robust, with stocks of both corn and soybeans as of...

  • The surge in spring wheat futures on the Minneapolis Grain Exchange also lifted Chicago Board of Trade wheat to a one-year peak and buoyed corn and soybeans as well. CBOT July corn ended up 3 cents at $3.59-3/ 4 a bushel and July soybeans rose 1-1/ 2 cents to $9.15-1/ 2 a bushel. MGEX July spring wheat settled up 36-1/ 2 cents at $7.41-1/ 4 a bushel after reaching $7.59-3/ 4,...

  • CHICAGO, June 29- Drought conditions in the northern U.S. Drought Monitor, produced by a consortium of climatologists, on Thursday showed that 25 percent of North Dakota was classified as being in "extreme drought," up from 7.7 percent a week earlier. "The top has been taken off," said North Dakota State University extension agronomist Joel Ransom, referring to the...

  • The surge in spring wheat futures on the Minneapolis Grain Exchange also lifted Chicago Board of Trade wheat to a one-year high and buoyed corn and soybeans as well. As of 12:08 p.m. CDT, CBOT July wheat was up 25-1/ 2 cents at $4.82-3/ 4 per bushel after reaching $4.83-1/ 2, the highest spot price in a year. CBOT July corn was up 4-1/ 4 cents at $3.61 a bushel and July...

  • Wheat hits one-year high

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on wheat futures rallying after hitting a one year high from the commodities desk, with the "Futures Now" traders.