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  • *Wheat is a strategic commodity in Egypt. CAIRO, March 23- Egypt's supply minister said the world's top wheat buyer is close to eradicating graft in its strategic sector, defending the country's management of the system against criticisms that it is vulnerable to corruption. Wheat has become a key issue in recent months because the stability of Egypt's supply...

  • CHICAGO, March 22- U.S. grain prices were mostly higher on Tuesday, with soybeans rising to their highest since October, on technical buying and worries that cold temperatures could damage crops in the southwestern portion of the Great Plains wheat belt. "The gains are nice to see but they could be limited for the time being," Zaner Group analyst Ted Seifried said.

  • CHICAGO, March 22- U.S. grain prices were mostly higher on Tuesday, with soybeans rising to the highest levels since December, on technical buying and worries that cold temperatures could damage crops in the southwestern portion of the Great Plains wheat belt. "The gains are nice to see but they could be limited for the time being," Zaner Group analyst Ted Seifried...

  • CFTC ORDERS CREDIT SUISSE INTERNATIONAL TO PAY $665,000 IN PENALTIES OVER WHEAT FUTURES, SAYS CREDIT SUISSE SECURITIES ALSO GAVE AGENCY FALSE OR MISLEADING INFORMATION.

  • "Wheat started higher on the day, but midday weather forecast updates warming up the low temperatures forecast for Kansas on Sunday morning crashed the market hard," Charlie Sernatinger, global head of grain futures at ED&F Man Capital. Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat for May delivery ended down 8-1/ 4 cents at $4.62-1/ 2 a bushel. K.C. May hard red winter...

  • CHICAGO, March 16- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures fell for the second straight day on Wednesday on pressure from light export demand and some easing concerns about weather damage to the developing U.S. crop, traders said. Egypt, the world's top buyer of wheat, said it bought 240,000 tonnes in a tender from France, Romania and Ukraine. CBOT May corn settled 1/ 4...

  • CHICAGO, March 15- U.S. soybean futures fell on Tuesday, setting back from their highest since Dec. 7 on dry weather in South America that will allow farmers to accelerate the harvest of what is expected to be a huge crop, traders said. "The support we have been getting has been from fund buying and short covering," said Karl Setzer, market analyst with MaxYield...

  • CHICAGO, March 15- U.S. wheat futures fell on Tuesday on a mild profit-taking setback following the market's run-up to a 5-1/ 2- week high on Monday, traders said. USDA reported that crop conditions for winter wheat in Kansas, the top production state for the grain, held steady at 56 percent good to excellent in the latest week. At 11:19 a.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade...

  • *Soybeans ease after 3- month high on Monday. *Corn, wheat off multi-week tops as commodities retreat. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, March 15- U.S. grain and soybean fell on Tuesday to come off multi-week highs set a day earlier, pressured by broad weakness in commodity markets and forecasts for favourable crop weather in South America that underlined ample global supplies.

  • CAIRO, March 15- When Egyptian lawyer Ahmed Gad stepped out of a cafe on the outskirts of Cairo to take a call last October, a gunman on the back of a motorcycle trained a semi-automatic rifle on him and opened fire. Gad, who survived, said the men were trying to silence him for his attempts to expose corruption in one of Egypt's most important commodity markets: wheat.

  • CHICAGO, March 11- U.S. soybean futures touched their highest levels in 2-1/ 2 months on Friday on short covering and hopes for improved export demand, while wheat retreated after reaching a five-week peak. "We would use these short-covering rallies as selling opportunities," said Tomm Pfitzenmaier, analyst for Summit Commodity Brokerage in Iowa.

  • At 10:27 am. CST, Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat for May delivery was up 7-1/ 2 cents at $4.68-1/ 4 a bushel, the highest for the most actively traded contract since Feb. 18. Dry conditions in parts of Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Oklahoma and Texas also added strength to the wheat market. CBOT May corn was up 2-1/ 2 cents at $3.60-3/ 4 a bushel while CBOT May...

  • Chicago wheat edged higher, and registered a big weekly gain on concerns over dry weather in parts of the U.S. The most-active May soybean contract touched its highest price since Feb. 23 on strong demand from top importer China. Investors covered soybean short positions with an eye on Wednesday's monthly report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on world...

  • Chicago wheat eased, but the market was set for a big weekly gain on concerns over dry weather in parts of the U.S. The most-active soybean contract touched its highest price since Feb. 23 on strong demand from top importer China and technical buying. Investors covered soybean short positions with an eye on Wednesday's monthly report from the U.S. Department of...

  • Traders were also concerned about a threat of flooding in the Mississippi River Delta region, which grows soft red wheat, the type traded at the Chicago Board of Trade. At the CBOT, May wheat settled up 9-1/ 2 cents at $4.59-3/ 4 per bushel after reaching $4.62, the contract's highest since Feb. 23. May soybeans finished 2-1/ 4 cents higher at $8.63-3/ 4 a bushel and May corn...

  • Traders were also concerned about a threat of flooding in the Mississippi River Delta region, which grows soft red wheat, the type traded at the Chicago Board of Trade. At the CBOT as of 12:55 p.m. CST, May wheat was up 8-3/ 4 cents at $4.59 per bushel after reaching $4.62, its highest since Feb. 23. May soybeans were up 2-1/ 2 cents at $8.64 a bushel and May corn was down 3/ 4...

  • May milling wheat, the benchmark on Paris- based Euronext, was 0.7 percent higher at 153.50 euros a tonne. Standard wheat with 12 percent protein content for March delivery was offered for sale at level the Paris May contract against 1 euro under on Thursday. Buyers were seeking 1 euro under Paris.

  • SYDNEY/ PARIS, March 3- U.S. wheat edged higher on Thursday as the grain drew some short-covering support, but prices continued to linger near the lowest since June 2010 amid silo-busting global supplies. The most active Chicago Board of Trade wheat contract rose 0.4 percent to $4.52 a bushel, up from a contract low of $4.42-1/ 2 hit on Wednesday.

  • SINGAPORE, March 3- Millers in India have made their first international wheat purchases of the year, taking two Australian shipments in recent deals for arrival in April, trade sources said on Thursday. About 60,000 tonnes of Australian prime wheat was sold to mills in southern India at $230 a tonne, including cost and freight, the three sources said.

  • CHICAGO, March 2- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures rallied to close higher on Wednesday as traders covered short positions following the market's drop to its lowest level in nearly six years. At the CBOT, May wheat finished up 4-1/ 4 cents at $4.50-1/ 4 per bushel after dipping to $4.42-1/ 4, a contract low and the cheapest price for a most-active contract since...