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  • SYDNEY, Dec 17- U.S. soybean futures rose nearly 1 percent on Monday, rebounding from an eight-day low touched in the previous session, as the market drew comfort from signs that U.S.- China trade tensions were easing. *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were up 0.9 percent at $9.08-1/ 4 a bushel by 0234 GMT, having closed down 0.7 percent on...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 14- A gauge of global stocks tumbled on Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe intensified global growth worries as investors weighed the broader impact of the trade dispute between the United States and China. The European data came on the heels of weak readings from China, where November retail sales grew at the weakest pace since...

  • CHICAGO, Dec 14- U.S. soybean futures fell on Friday for a second session as traders reacted to smaller-than-expected purchases this week by China, coupled with ballooning global supplies, traders said. The most-active soybean contract struck a near six-month high on Wednesday, while spot January futures reached a 4-1/ 2- month top, as traders reported China had...

  • Dec 14- Annova LNG's proposed Brownsville liquefied natural gas export terminal in Texas took a step toward receiving federal approval for construction on Friday after staff at the federal energy regulator issued a draft environmental report. The Brownsville project includes liquefaction facilities, two LNG storage tanks, a pipeline meter station and...

  • *Europe, China cast pall on global growth, weigh on yields. NEW YORK, Dec 14- U.S. Treasury yields retreated on Friday, in line with falls in U.S. equities, weighed down by worries about global growth after poor economic numbers out of Europe and China.

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Dec 14- Chicago soybeans fell for a second day on Friday, pulling away from multi-month highs, as the market set renewed Chinese purchases of U.S. supplies against the overall impact of the countries' trade dispute on U.S. soybean exports. The most-active soybean contract on the Chicago Board Of Trade was down 0.2 percent at $9.05 a bushel by 1314...

  • Soybeans slid after the U.S. Department of Agriculture said private exporters sold 1.13 million tonnes of U.S. soybeans to China, the first significant purchases in more than six months after a U.S.- China trade truce was reached on Dec. 1. But the market was expecting China to purchase between 3 and 5 million tonnes, traders said. And there was no clarity about...

  • SYDNEY, Dec 14- U.S. soybean futures edged lower on Friday to an eight-day low as the market shrugged off signs of a thaw in the U.S.- China trade war, pushing the oilseed towards its second consecutive weekly loss. *Soybeans slid to session lows after the U.S. Department of Agriculture said private exporters sold 1.13 million tonnes of U.S. soybeans to China, the...

  • *U.S. soy stocks seen remaining high despite China buying. CHICAGO, Dec 13- U.S. soybean futures fell to a one-week low on Thursday as confirmation of a 1.13 million-tonne U.S. soybean sale to China failed to impress traders who are shifting their focus to burdensome U.S. and global supplies, analysts said. Soybeans slid to session lows after the U.S. Department of...

  • Dec 13- Caterpillar Inc said on Thursday Chief Executive Officer Jim Umpleby would take on the additional role of chairman, effective immediately. Calhoun assumed the role after company veteran Doug Oberhelman retired as executive board chairman on March 31, 2017. The industry bellwether also said on Thursday its November retail sales rose 16 percent...

  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced private sales of 1.13 million tonnes of U.S. soybeans to China, a figure that farmers and grain traders said was not large enough on its own to lift slumping prices or absorb a huge surplus that has accumulated across the farm belt. President Donald Trump told Reuters in an exclusive interview that China was buying a "...

  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced private sales of 1.13 million tonnes of U.S. soybeans to China, confirming sales Reuters reported a day earlier. President Donald Trump told Reuters in an interview on Tuesday that China is buying a "tremendous amount" of U.S. soybeans. The purchases, which traders said were made by state-owned companies in China, were...

  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced private sales of 1.13 million tonnes of U.S. soybeans to China, confirming sales Reuters reported a day earlier. President Donald Trump told Reuters in an interview on Tuesday that China is buying a "tremendous amount" of U.S. soybeans. The purchases, which traders said were made by state-owned companies in China, were...

  • *U.S. soy stocks seen remaining high despite China buying. CHICAGO, Dec 13- U.S. soybean futures fell to a one-week low on Thursday as confirmation of a 1.13 million-tonne U.S. soybean sale to China failed to impress traders who are shifting their focus to burdensome U.S. and global supplies, analysts said. Soybeans fell to session lows after the U.S. Department of...

  • Dec 13- Caterpillar Inc said on Thursday Chief Executive Officer Jim Umpleby would take on the additional role of chairman, effective immediately. Umpelby replaces company veteran Doug Oberhleman, who retired as CEO on Dec. 31, 2016 but stayed on as executive board chairman until March 31, 2018. The industry bellwether also said on Thursday its November retail...

  • At its investor day, Atlanta- based Delta forecast a 4 to 6 percent rise in revenues, compared to an average 5.6 percent rise forecast by Refinitiv data. The lower end of Delta's 2019 profit forecast of $6 to $7 per share also fell short of an average $6.70 forecast by Refinitiv. Delta shares were down $2.29, or 4 percent at $53.97 shortly before noon EST,...

  • *Palladium hits all-time high of $1,269.25/ oz. Spot gold eased 0.2 percent to $1,243.27 per ounce at 11:21 a.m. EST, while U.S. gold futures were down 0.2 percent at $1,247.50 per ounce. "It looks like ECB President Mario Draghi was a little more dovish than expected, so we are seeing the euro currency back off and the dollar strengthening, and this is weighing on gold...

  • Dec 13- Caterpillar Inc said on Thursday Chief Executive Officer Jim Umpleby would take on the additional role of chairman, effective immediately. Umpelby replaces company veteran Doug Oberhleman, who retired as CEO on Dec. 31, 2016 but stayed on as executive board chairman until March 31, 2018. The industry bellwether also said on Thursday its November retail...

  • Dec 13- U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines Inc said a wider variety of seating options and fares from basic economy to flat bed seats in first class will help revenues grow 4 to 6 percent in 2019, while fuel prices should drop by $300 million next year. Atlanta- based Delta sees 2019 profit between $6 and $7 per share, boosted by robust air travel demand.

  • *China buys over 1.5 mln tonnes of U.S. soy, seeks up to 3 mln tonnes. CHICAGO, Dec 12- China on Wednesday made its first major purchases of U.S. soybeans since President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping struck a trade war truce earlier this month, providing some relief to U.S. farmers who have struggled to find buyers for their record-large harvest.