GRAINS-Soybeans rebound from 2-wk low as USDA pegs harvest pace behind forecasts


SYDNEY, Nov 14 (Reuters) - U.S. soybeans edged higher on Tuesday, rebounding from a two-week low touched in the previous session, as the U.S. Department of Agriculture said the pace of harvesting was behind market forecasts.


* The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were up 0.2 percent to $9.75-3/4 a bushel by 0205 GMT, having closed down 1.3 percent on Monday when prices hit a low of $9.73-3/4 a bushel - the lowest since Oct. 30.

* The most active corn futures were down 0.1 percent to $3.42 a bushel, having gained 0.6 percent in the previous session.

* The most active wheat futures were up 0.1 percent to $4.24-3/4 a bushel, having closed down 1.7 percent on Monday.

* The USDA said 93 percent of U.S. soybeans were harvested as of Sunday, behind forecasts for 95 percent.

* The USDA said 83 percent of the U.S. corn crop was harvested, matching market expectations.

* The USDA said 54 percent of the U.S. wheat crop was in good-to-excellent condition, behind analysts' forecast.

* Soybeans pressured as rains arrive across key producing regions in Brazil.


* The dollar got support from higher U.S. Treasury yields in early Asian trading on Tuesday, while sterling arrested a recent slide, which followed concerns about Theresa May's ability to stay on as British prime minister.

* Oil markets were treading water early on Tuesday, continuing the cautious trading seen over the last week as bullish factors such as ongoing OPEC-led production cuts and Middle East tensions are countered by rising U.S. output.

* U.S. stock indexes rose on Monday as a sharp drop in General Electric shares was more than offset by gains in high dividend-paying sectors including consumer staples and utilities.


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Grains prices at 0205 GMT

Contract Last Change Pct chg Two-day chg MA 30 RSI CBOT wheat 424.75 0.50 +0.12% -1.56% 431.24 41 CBOT corn 342.00 -0.25 -0.07% -0.44% 348.19 33 CBOT soy 975.75 1.50 +0.15% -1.14% 987.73 38 CBOT rice 11.36 $0.00 -0.04% -0.57% $11.93 29 WTI crude 56.72 -$0.04 -0.07% -0.04% $53.24 71


Euro/dlr $1.167 $0.000 +0.03% +0.05% USD/AUD 0.7628 0.001 +0.09% -0.43%

Most active contracts Wheat, corn and soy US cents/bushel. Rice: USD per hundredweight RSI 14, exponential

(Reporting by Colin Packham; Editing by Amrutha Gayathri)