Evening markets: US sowings fears give corn rally new life

Corn futures, which had looked to be going off the boil, manage a second session of solid gains, boosted by a wet Midwest outlook. Still, sugar stars

Morning markets: soybean futures sink as China jitters mount    23 Apr 2014
Soybean futures set course for a fourth successive negative session, depressed by China jitters. Grains fare better. Coffee sets a fresh two-year high
Evening markets: grains, cotton join coffee among ag winners    22 Apr 2014
Arabica coffee is the standout performer among agricultural commodities. But corn, cotton and wheat manage solid gains too, helped by US crop data
Morning markets: slow corn sowings foster some price revival    22 Apr 2014
Data showing only weak progress by US farmers on corn plantings encourage a, weak, Turnaround Tuesday in Chicago. Kuala Lumpur palm oil does better
Evening markets: wheat prices tumble as US rain hopes grow    21 Apr 2014
Wheat prices slump, hit by growing prospect of rain for the drought-hit US winter crop. Corn drops too, with conditions looking better for US sowings
Evening markets: coffee, wheat sidestep ag market weakness    17 Apr 2014
Coffee soars, albeit in lowish trading volumes, lifted by chart factors and some signs of roaster buying. Demand ideas help wheat too. But soy drops
Morning markets: Ukraine clashes revive wheat price rally    17 Apr 2014
Fatalities in Ukraine prompt investors to reinject risk premium into wheat futures, helping corn higher too. But they still struggle to match soybeans
Evening markets: soy stays strong. But grains, coffee tumble    16 Apr 2014
Soybean and soymeal futures set contract highs, lifted by concerns over the squeeze on US supplies. But investors take profits in grains, and coffee
Morning markets: US balance sheet squeeze forces soy higher    16 Apr 2014
Soybean prices build on their return over \$15.00, as traders mull how the US will crop with its record-tight balance sheet. Weather weighs on grains
Ukraine action sends wheat prices soaring. But coffee drops    15 Apr 2014
Wheat prices jump above \$7 in Chicago and to an 11-month high in Paris as Ukraine-Russia tensions build. Soybean futures top \$15 on bumper crush dat
Ukraine, US cold weakens grain market Turnaround Tuesday    15 Apr 2014
Grain futures reverse, as they often do on the second session of the week, but the retreat is sapped by US weather and Ukraine woes. Palm oil gains
Wheat leads gains in grain markets, in Ukraine-fuelled rally    14 Apr 2014
Wheat futures lead a day of gains on grain markets, underpinned by US dryness concerns as well as worries over Ukraine. Among softs, coffee fares best
Morning markets: wheat price jumps as Ukraine tensions mount    14 Apr 2014
Wheat prices soar 4% as the takeover of Ukraine building by pro-Russia demonstrators provides a flashpoint for fresh tensions. Corn futures gain too
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