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Palm oil, rubber 'prices to prove rangebound'

Plantations group Sipef sees little downside to palm oil futures at 5-year lows, but is cautious over a rebound. Still, tea's rebound should continue

Morning markets: US squeeze lifts soy. China data help sugar
Chinese data prove mixed overall, but offer hope to sugar bulls. The strong US cash market lifts the soy complex. Still, what will data later hold?
US too low on corn, soy yield but overstating area
US farm officials may be too downbeat on corn and soybean yield potential. But they are overestimating sowings, Macquarie says
Brazil's coffee flowering divides arabica, robusta
Brazil's July-August coffee flowering has been welcomed as "good" by robusta growers, but not by arabia producers still harvesting the 2014 crop
Russia boost to send Brazil chicken exports flying
Brazil's broiler meat shipments will top 4m tonnes next year for the first time, strengthening the country's grip as the top exporter
Palm, soy oil prices 'to recover from' 5-year lows
Jefferies and Oil World offer hope for vegetable oil prices, after palm oil and soyoil futures hit their lowest since 2009
US wheat exporters brace for drop in Brazil orders
The reinstatement of an import levy looks like ending a spell of large US wheat exports to Brazil. There is even talk of Brazil exporting wheat itself
Rains bode well for US soy - but not spring wheat
Rains forecast for the northern US should underpin strong soybean yield expectations. But for wheat, they mean harvest delays and raised disease fears
World coffee stocks 'vulnerable' to Brazil's woes
The International Coffee Organization underlines concerns over the drop in Brazil's coffee output by highlighting weakened world reserves
JBS sees big windfall from Russia's ban on US beef
The Brazil-based group says that Moscow's shift of meat sourcing to the country will be "very beneficial" - and is upbeat on US beef-packing too
Exports to leave Brazil with 'not much' coffee
Investors should not believe that the strong pace of Brazil coffee exports means output has beaten downbeat forecasts, a leading commentator says
Polish, UK harvests lift EU wheat output hopes
INTL FCStone raises its forecast for the European Union wheat harvest, citing in particular improved hopes for Polish and UK crops
Commerz cautious on cocoa, coffee, sugar prices
The bank issues forecasts for cocoa, coffee and sugar forecasts largely below the futures curve, saying supply fears may have been overdone
Smucker lifts coffee price - as futures enter bear market

The owner of the Folgers brand backs its credentials as a contrarian indicator, lifting its coffee price to customers as futures extend losses

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