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  • Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a conference at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation on May 15, 2017.

    China invited Latin American and Caribbean countries to join the "One Belt, One Road" plan, aiming to deepen economic and political ties.

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 19- Chicago soybean futures rose for a fifth consecutive session on Friday with the market poised for its biggest weekly gain in three months on support from dry weather hurting the crop in Argentina, the world's third largest supplier. Dry weather is persisting across a key growing region in Argentina, the world's third largest exporter of...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Jan 18- The Buenos Aires Grain Exchange may again reduce its 2017/ 18 soy planting area estimate due to sowing delays caused by dry weather in the northwestern part of Argentina, it said on Thursday. Last week the exchange trimmed its 2017/ 18 soy planting area estimate to 18 million hectares from 18.1 million, citing dryness in the bread-basket...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Jan 17- Argentine thermal and renewable energy producer Genneia SA will consider an initial public offering on the local or international stock market, the company said in a letter to the Buenos Aires stock exchange on Wednesday. The proposal will be discussed at a shareholders meeting on Feb. 7, said the letter from the company, which currently is...

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 8- Chicago wheat slid on Monday, on track for its biggest three-day fall since mid-December, although worry over lack of protective snow cover in the United States and Russia limited decline. The Chicago Board of Trade's most-active wheat contract gave up 0.3 percent at $4.29-1/ 2 a bushel by 0314 GMT, after ending Friday down 0.8 percent.

  • SYDNEY, Jan 8- U.S. soybean prices edged down on Monday to move away from three-week highs hit in the last session, though losses were curbed by concerns that adverse weather in South America would crimp output. *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were down 0.1 percent at $9.70-1/ 2 a bushel by 0140 GMT. *The USDA reported corn export sales of...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 5- U.S. soybean futures rose to their highest in more than three weeks on Friday, with traders focused on the South American weather outlook amid signs of weak demand for U.S. exports. Forecasts called for widespread rain from the middle of next week in Argentina, but an overnight report from the Buenos Aires Grains Exchange shifted attention back...

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Jan 5- U.S. soybean futures rose on Friday to reach a three-week high after a report pointing to the risk of unfulfilled plantings in Argentina which revived concerns about dry weather in the world's third-largest producer of the oilseed. The most-active Chicago Board of Trade soybean futures was up 0.3 percent at $9.70-1/ 2 a bushel by the end of...

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 5- As Latin America braces for potentially game-changing presidential elections this year, a Reuters poll of currency strategists and economists revealed diverging outlooks for the region's two main currencies. The Mexican peso is forecast to weaken in the first half, as traders hedge against a potential populist victory, before soaring by...

  • U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) walk together at the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, April 7, 2017.

    Just days after President Trump signed the new U.S. tax bill into law, China unveiled a number of corporate tax incentives.

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 5- Chicago wheat futures eased on Friday, taking a breather following strong gains earlier this week, but were still set for a third positive week with cold weather threatening the U.S. crop. Soybeans bounced back, rising for four out of five sessions with investors focused on dry weather in Argentina, the world's third largest supplier, although...

  • *Soybeans ease as Argentina see rain relief next week. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Jan 4- Chicago wheat futures edged lower on Thursday, easing back from a one-month high struck a day earlier, as traders awaited a clearer picture on the impact of severe cold in U.S. wheat belts. The most-active wheat contract on the Chicago Board Of Trade gave up 0.5 percent to $4.33-3/ 4 a bushel...

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 4- Chicago wheat futures edged lower on Thursday, easing from a one-month high touched in the previous session, with focus on adverse weather across a key U.S. producing region which could reduce yields. The most-active wheat contract on the Chicago Board Of Trade gave up 0.4 percent to $4.34-1/ 4 a bushel by 0348 GMT after hitting its highest since...

  • SYDNEY, Jan 4- U.S. wheat futures edged lower on Thursday, retreating from a one-month high touched earlier in the week, though losses were checked by concerns that adverse weather across a key U.S. producing region will curtail production. *The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were down 0.5 percent to $4.34 a bushel by 0247 GMT after closing up...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Jan 3- Bus, train and subway fares in the Buenos Aires area will rise this year, the Argentine government said on Wednesday, despite fears that the increases will stoke already high inflation. Subway rates are set to start rising in April. Although higher transport fares in Buenos Aires, Argentina's most densely populated area, would put upward...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 3- U.S. wheat futures rose on Wednesday, led by gains in the K.C. hard red winter wheat contracts, on concerns about crop damage in key American growing regions resulting from cold weather and sparse snow cover, traders said. K.C. hard red winter wheat for March delivery settled up 6-1/ 4 cents at $4.41 a bushel. CBOT March soft red winter wheat futures were...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Jan 3- Bus, train and subway fares in the Buenos Aires area will rise this year, the Argentine government said on Wednesday, despite fears that the increases will stoke already high inflation. Subway rates are set to start rising in April. Although higher transport fares in Buenos Aires, Argentina's most densely populated area, would put upward...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 3- U.S. wheat futures rose on Wednesday, led by gains in the K.C. hard red winter wheat contracts, on concerns about crop damage in key U.S. growing regions resulting from cold conditions and sparse snow cover, traders said. At 10:40 a.m. CST, K.C. hard red winter wheat for March delivery was up 4-3/ 4 cents at $4.39-1/ 2 a bushel. The U.S. Agriculture Department...

  • *Soybeans firm as dry weather persists across Argentina. PARIS/ SYDNEY, Jan 3- Chicago wheat futures rose for a second day on Wednesday, holding near a four-week high touched in the previous session, as the market assessed the risk of crop damage from severe cold in U.S. growing regions this week. The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were up 0.5...

  • *Soybeans firm as dry weather persists across Argentina. The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were up 0.5 percent at $4.35-1/ 2 a bushel by 0248 GMT, having closed up 1.5 percent on Tuesday when prices hit a high of $4.36-1/ 4 a bushel- the highest since Dec. 5, 2017. Export inspections of wheat during the period totalled 274,506 tonnes, below...