Agricultural Commodities Wheat Commodity Market Trades, Charts

  • CHICAGO, April 20- U.S. soybeans shrugged off early losses to surge 1 percent on Wednesday, hitting new eight-month highs and extending the gains of a dramatic April rally linked to investment fund buying and rain-related delays in Argentina's harvest. "They tried to break it early and they couldn't, and then we got follow-through buying," said Lee Gaus, a partner at...

  • CBOT May wheat jumped 13-1/ 2 cents to $4.86-1/ 4 per bushel, its highest since Feb. 4. Soybeans for May delivery surged about 3 percent, or 31-1/ 4 cents, to $9.85-1/ 2 per bushel, the highest since Aug. 10. Rains this month in Argentina slowed the soybean harvest and delayed export shipments, prompting some traders to extend long soybean bets.

  • CBOT May wheat jumped 11-1/ 4 cents to $4.84 per bushel, its highest since Feb. 2. Soybeans for May delivery gained 2.1 percent, or 20-1/ 4 cents, to $9.74-1/ 2 per bushel, highest since Aug. 11. CBOT May corn rose 2 cents at $3.83 per bushel as of 12:05 p.m. CDT, below their five-month high of $3.86 reached earlier in the session.

  • CHICAGO, April 18- Wheat futures on the Chicago Board of Trade surged more than 3 percent on Monday, heading for their biggest daily gains since October as investors liquidated a portion of the record-large short stake, traders said. Wheat prices led the way higher, with CBOT May wheat up 16 cents to $4.75-3/ 4 per bushel as of 12:15 p.m. CDT, a roughly two-week high.

  • *Soy to 8- month high on China demand, Argentina rains. Soybean futures also charged higher, buoyed by chart-based buying and data showing strong demand from China, while wheat followed the firm trend. At the Chicago Board of Trade, May corn settled up 10-3/ 4 cents at $3.73-1/ 2 per bushel after reaching $3.74-3/ 4, the highest spot price since December.

  • *Soy to 8- month high on China demand, Argentina rains. Wheat and soybeans also charged higher, with soy buoyed by chart-based buying and data showing strong demand from China. At the Chicago Board of Trade as of 12:30 p.m. CDT, May corn was up 9-1/ 4 cents at $3.72 per bushel after reaching $3.74-3/ 4, the highest for a most-active contract since Dec. 21.

  • *USDA trims domestic soybean inventories. "It's a report with no new bullish news and it's a market that's mature here at the top," said Don Roose, president of Iowa- based broker U.S. Commodities. Most-active May corn gained 6 cents to $3.62-3/ 4 a bushel, and May wheat rose 5-1/ 4 cents to $4.52-1/ 2 a bushel at the CBOT.

  • The most-active wheat contract on the Chicago Board Of Trade lost as much as 1.5 percent to $4.53-1/ 2 a bushel, its lowest since March 3. It was trading at $4.54-1/ 2 by 0229 GMT. Soybeans rose 0.4 percent to $9.20-3/ 4 a bushel, highest since April 4, while corn fell 0.6 percent to $3.60-1/ 4 a bushel.

  • SYDNEY, April 8- U.S. wheat steadied on Friday after sharp falls over the previous two sessions, but prices were still set for their biggest weekly slide in more than four months on bleak export demand and better-than-expected winter crop condition. *The USDA's export sales report showed net cancellations of old-crop U.S. wheat totaling 58,100 tonnes in the week...

  • SINGAPORE/ PARIS, April 7- Chicago wheat edged lower on Thursday, heading for a fourth session of declines on improving condition of the U.S. winter crop, while corn gained more ground to reach a one-week top. The most-active wheat contract on the Chicago Board of Trade dropped 0.2 percent to $4.62 a bushel by 1111 GMT, after closing down 2.3 percent on Wednesday when...

  • *Corn, soybeans drift lower ahead of USDA report. CHICAGO, March 30- U.S. wheat futures tumbled more than 2 percent on Wednesday, erasing two sessions of gains, as forecasts for rain in some dry areas of the southern Plains eased concerns about reduced yields. Chicago Board of Trade May soft red winter wheat was down 12-1/ 2 cents, or 2.6 percent, at $4.64-1/ 4 a bushel by...

  • CHICAGO, March 23- U.S. grain and oilseed prices fell on Wednesday, with soybeans retreating from five-month highs as investors took profits and as a rising dollar made the commodities more expensive in global markets. "Soybeans are seeing a pullback today... with some market participants assessing that soybean prices are too high in view of the fundamental...

  • *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...