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Agricultural Commodities Wheat Commodity Market Trades, Charts

  • CHICAGO, June 16- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures rallied 2.6 percent on Friday to their highest in nearly a year, with concerns about shortfalls in the U.S. crop sparking a round of short-covering by investment funds, traders said. "It is not that we have a disaster, but it's not quite what people thought it was and the funds were caught short," said Greg Grow,...

  • CHICAGO, June 16- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures rallied 2.4 percent to their highest in nearly a year on Friday, with concerns about shortfalls in the U.S. crop sparking a round of short-covering by investment funds, traders said. "It is not that we have a disaster, but it's not quite what people thought it was and the funds were caught short," said Greg Grow,...

  • CHICAGO— Grain futures were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery was 5.40 cents higher at $4.5920 a bushel; July corn was down. 40 cent at $3.79 a bushel; July oats was up 1.40 cents at $2.6260 a bushel while July soybeans lost 1.60 cents to $9.33 a bushel. June live cattle was. 53 cent higher at $1.2303 a pound; August feeder...

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, June 16- Chicago wheat climbed to its highest since early May on Friday with the market on track for a second week of gains as dry weather in parts of North America threatens to reduce yields. Parched conditions for spring wheat in the northern United States remained the focus of crop concerns, but hot, dry weather in western Europe was also adding...

  • CHICAGO, June 15- U.S. wheat futures rose on Thursday, led by a 2.9 percent rally in the benchmark Chicago Board of Trade July contract, on concerns about dry weather leading to crop shortfalls globally. "There are concerns for western Europe, Ukraine, northeast China theres dry trends in those areas getting some discussion," said Dan Cekander, analyst at DC Analysis.

  • CHICAGO, June 15- U.S. corn futures dropped to their lowest in nearly two weeks on Thursday as the outlook for rain in the U.S. U.S. wheat futures were mixed, with Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat contracts and MGEX spring wheat contracts rebounding from early weakness on a round of bargain buying. At 10:18 a.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade July corn futures...

  • CHICAGO— Grain futures were lower Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery was 2.60 cents lower at $4.4020 a bushel; July corn was down 5.40 cents at $3.7140 a bushel; July oats was down 5.60 cents at $2.4960 a bushel while July soybeans lost 4.60 cents to $9.27 a bushel. June live cattle was 1.13 cents lower at $1.2338 a pound;...

  • CHICAGO, June 14- U.S. grain and soy futures were mostly lower on Wednesday, with MGEX spring wheat declining from an earlier 2-1/ 2- year high on pressure from technical selling and forecasts for crop-friendly rainfall, traders and analysts said. Chicago Board of Trade corn futures declined the most as scattered rains fell in the Midwestern crop belt and...

  • MGEX July spring wheat futures was up 5-1/ 4 cents to $6.33-1/ 4 per bushel at 11:38 a.m. CDT. CBOT July soft red winter wheat, the global benchmark, was up 2-1/ 2 cents to $4.47-1/ 2 per bushel and K.C. hard red winter wheat was 4-1/ 2 cents higher to $4.61-1/ 2. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Monday slashed good-to-excellent crop conditions for spring wheat by 10...

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, June 14- U.S. spring wheat futures prices climbed to a new 2-1/ 2 year high on Wednesday, bringing their two-day gains to over 7 percent, as the market factored in deteriorating crop conditions in the parched northern Plains and limited prospects of rain. Spring wheat traded on the Minneapolis Grain Exchange was up 2.7 percent at $6.45 a bushel.

  • "USDA cut its assessment of the spring wheat crop sharply for the second straight week, knocking more than three bushels per acre off yield potential according to our models," Farm Futures senior analyst Bryce Knorr said in a note to clients. Chicago Board of Trade July soft red winter wheat futures were 8-1/ 4 cents higher at $4.42-1/ 4 a bushel and K.C. July hard red...

  • CAIRO, June 13- An Egyptian court on Tuesday suspended an inspection system launched last year and intended to streamline the trade of agricultural commodities for the world's largest wheat buyer, lawyers on the case told Reuters. Lawyers said it was unclear whether the suspension of the new system would restore Egypt's controversial ergot ban, but the...

  • *Syria's Hoboob struck a direct deal for 1.2 million tonnes in February. *Syria's one-million tonne tender execution still on hold. ABU DHABI/ BEIRUT, June 13- Syria has received 225,000 tonnes of Russian wheat, part of a 1.2 million tonne wheat deal struck in February through its state grain buyer.

  • SINGAPORE, June 13- High-protein wheat prices being offered from Australia and the United States into Asia are climbing as dry weather threatens to reduce the U.S. spring grain harvest, traders said on Tuesday. Australian Prime Hard wheat with 13 percent protein was quoted into Asia this week at $290 a tonne, including cost and freight, up from $280 a tonne a couple...

  • CHICAGO, June 12- U.S. corn futures dropped 2.8 percent on Monday on forecasts for rain that is expected to bolster the health of a crop stressed by adverse weather throughout planting and early development, traders said. "We have a little more precipitation in the forecast," said Chad Henderson, a grain market advisor with Prime Agricultural Consultants.

  • CHICAGO, June 12- U.S. corn futures dropped 2.6 percent on Monday on forecasts for rain that is expected to bolster the health of a crop stressed by adverse weather throughout planting and early development, traders said. "We have a little more precipitation in the forecast," said Chad Henderson, a grain market advisor with Prime Agricultural Consultants.

  • *Raised USDA forecasts for U.S., Russia crops curb wheat. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, June 12- Chicago wheat futures eased for a second straight session on Monday as upwardly revised U.S. government forecasts for U.S. and world wheat production encouraged investors to book profits after a rally last week. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active wheat contract was down 1.4...

  • *Weather in focus after USDA's reports fail to jolt prices. CHICAGO, June 9- U.S. corn and soybean futures firmed on Friday as forecasts for scorching temperatures in the Midwest crop belt through early next week prompted funds to cover short positions, analysts said. July soybeans ended up 3-1/ 2 cents at $9.41-1/ 2 a bushel and July wheat fell 3-1/ 2 cents at $4.45-3/ 4 a...

  • CHICAGO, June 8- U.S. spot corn futures hit their highest level in nearly a year on Thursday and Minneapolis spring wheat neared a two-year top on worries about hot and dry weather stressing crops in the northern Plains and Midwest, analysts said. As of 12:32 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade July corn futures were up 2 cents at $3.86-3/ 4 per bushel after reaching...

  • CHICAGO, June 7- U.S. spot corn futures hit a near one-year high on Wednesday on forecasts for potentially stressful crop weather in the Midwest, while Minneapolis spring wheat futures retreated from a near two-year high. Chicago Board of Trade July corn settled up 7-1/ 2 cents at $3.84-3/ 4 per bushel after reaching $3.87, the highest spot price on a continuous...