Agriculture Wheat Commodity Market Trades, Charts

  • *Investors warm to report of progress in U.S.- China talks. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Jan 18- Chicago soybean futures ticked higher on Friday as a press report pointing to progress in trade negotiations between Washington and China boosted equity and commodity markets. Chicago corn and wheat were also up slightly as the renewed optimism about a possible resolution to a...

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Jan 14- Chicago soybean futures eased on Monday after Chinese trade data showed annual imports of the oilseed by the world's biggest buyer had dropped for the first time since 2011, highlighting the effects of a tariff war between Washington and Beijing. Corn and wheat also edged down as the trade figures dampened demand sentiment and fueled...

  • *Optimism over U.S.- China talks tempered by lack of detail. CHICAGO, Jan 10- U.S. soybean futures dropped nearly 2 percent on Thursday, the steepest slide since Nov. 26, reversing a week of gains due to a lack new purchases by China following trade talks with the United States. Corn and wheat futures followed soybeans lower as optimism that China would be soon buying a...

  • *Optimism over U.S.- China talks tempered by lack of detail. CHICAGO, Jan 10- U.S. soybean futures dropped nearly 2 percent on Thursday, the steepest slide since Nov. 26, reversing a week of gains due to a lack new purchases by China since trade talks with the United States. Corn and wheat futures followed soybeans lower as optimism that China would be soon buying "a...

  • *Market expects China to buy more U.S. soybeans, grains. SINGAPORE/ PARIS, Jan 9- Chicago wheat futures rose for a second session on Wednesday, gaining 1 percent on expectations of increased demand for U.S. cargoes as rival exporters in the Black Sea region run out of surplus supplies. Soybean prices bounced back and were set to gain for five out of six sessions, as...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 3- U.S. wheat futures rose about 1.4 percent on Thursday, reaching a one-week high on a technical rebound from multi-month lows and optimism about U.S. export prospects, analysts said. Chicago Board of Trade March soft red winter wheat settled up 7 cents at $5.13-3/ 4 a bushel. "It's more technical than fundamental today," said Terry Reilly, senior analyst...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 3- U.S. wheat futures rose about 1.2 percent on Thursday, reaching a one-week high on a technical rebound from multi-month lows and optimism about U.S. export prospects, analysts said. As of 12:49 p.m. CST, Chicago Board of Trade March soft red winter wheat was up 6 cents at $5.12-3/ 4 a bushel. "It's more technical than fundamental today," said Terry Reilly,...

  • *Wheat firm on short-covering, excess wetness in Argentina. CHICAGO, Jan 2- U.S. soybean futures climbed to a one-week high on Wednesday on declining yield prospects in Brazil and optimism about U.S. trade relations with top global soy buyer China, traders said. Wheat futures rose, rebounding from multi-month lows on short-covering and concerns about excessive...

  • *Soy down 7 pct in 2018, buffeted by U.S.- China tussle. U.S. soybean futures ended lower, retreating from early advances tied to signs of thawing trade tension between Washington and top global soy buyer China. Chicago Board of Trade March wheat futures settled down 8-1/ 4 cents at $5.03-1/ 4 per bushel after touching $5.03, the contract's lowest since Jan. 24, and the...

  • *Soybean market buffeted by U.S.- China tussle in 2018. U.S. soybean futures turned lower, retreating from early advances tied to signs of thawing trade tension between Washington and top global soy buyer China. As of 12:40 p.m. CST, Chicago Board of Trade March wheat futures were down 8 cents at $5.03-1/ 2 per bushel after touching $5.03, the contract's lowest...

  • *Traders watch for American soy, corn sales to China. *U.S. farmers worry China will more buy Brazil soy. "A bull needs to be fed every day on some China news, and we didn't have it," said Don Roose, president of Iowa- based broker U.S. Commodities.

  • SINGAPORE, Dec 18- Chicago soybean futures retreated from Monday's highs early Tuesday as the Asian session failed to drum up follow-on buying interest in the absence of fresh Chinese buying. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported soybean purchases of more than 1.5 million tonnes by China last week- the first in six months- but has not confirmed fresh deals...

  • PARIS, Dec 17- The European Union has become a net importer of grain for the first time in more than a decade following a drought-affected wheat harvest, strong competition in exports from Russia and a record pace of maize imports. As of Dec. 16, the EU has imported a net 13.15 million tonnes of grain so far in the 2018/ 19 season, compared with net exports of 12.64 million...

  • *Soybeans firm as U.S.- China trade tensions ease. PARIS/ SYDNEY, Dec 17- U.S. wheat futures rebounded more than 1 percent on Monday after a sharp fall in the previous session, as a jump in prices in top exporter Russia improved U.S. wheat's competitiveness on world markets. The most-active wheat futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were up 1.2 percent at $5.36-1/ 4 a...

  • 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...

  • *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...

  • *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...

  • CHICAGO, Dec 11- U.S. soybean futures closed higher on Tuesday as traders anticipated potential Chinese purchases of U.S. agricultural products, and shrugged off a bearish monthly global soy inventories report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Corn firmed, led by soybeans, but wheat futures fell after the USDA raised its forecasts of U.S. and global wheat...

  • "All indications seem to be that you should see an announcement here at least for China to buy enough beans to replenish reserves," said Terry Linn, analyst with Linn& Associates, a Chicago brokerage. U.S. soybean exports to China, by far the world's largest buyer, collapsed after China slapped tariffs on U.S. supplies as the trade war between the two countries heated...

  • CHICAGO, Dec 10- U.S. soy and wheat futures fell on Monday on positioning ahead of a monthly U.S. Department of Agriculture crop supply/demand report and uncertainty about the ongoing U.S.- China trade dispute, traders said. "The ags have largely been stagnant thus far today, facing modest headwinds from the outside markets, with traders also being cautious ahead...