Soybeans & oilseeds
  commodities | cocoa | coffee | corn | cotton | dairy | farmland | fertilizer | livestock | soybeans | sugar | wheat 
Hedging protects New Britain from palm price drop

The palm oil producer, unveiling rising profits, highlights the threat to prices of the vegetable oil from a lowered El Nino threat

Livestock futures to underperform crops - Goldman
The bank lifts forecasts for cattle prices, but to levels below the futures curve. Indeed, livestock markets' outperformance of crops is to reverse
Hot spell, plus 4-inch hailstones, test US crops
US corn and soybean crop condition declines, as higher temperatures and hailstones "nearly the size of a softball" take a toll. But cotton improves
Hedge funds 'close to exhausted' in selling wheat
Hedge funds turn more bearish on agricultural commodities again. Is there appetite for more selling? Questions are raised over cotton, sugar, wheat...
Worst over for grains rout. Sugar prices to rise
ABN Amro foresees potential for buoyancy in corn and soybean prices, but especially in sugar - once a revision to Brazilian forecasts is passed
UK to see firm rapeseed exports despite slow start
UK rapeseed exports will prove "busy", Openfield says, despite harvest disappointment, and a reluctance by farmers to sell at low prices
Flood losses prompt cut to Canada's harvest hopes
Canadian officials now foresee a 21% slump in the country's grains and oilseeds production, with the barley harvest to fall to a 32-year low
Hedge fund ag selldown takes them net short on soy
Hedge funds are net short on soybeans for the first time since 2011, amid rising US crop hopes. Coffee and sugar suffer sell-offs too - but not cattle
SocGen cuts forecasts for corn, soy futures
The bank joins a debate about corn and soybean values by cutting price forecasts for both. But it is particularly downbeat on soybeans
Good start to UK barley harvest, less so rapeseed
UK barley yields are beating the norm so far, Adas says. For rapeseed, early results are average, a trend deemed by some "a bit of a disappointment"
Bumper US crop 'to send soybean futures below $10'
Soybean futures have significant scope for further falls, to judge by previous years when US yields set records, Jefferies Bache says
Commerz foresees grain, oilseed price recoveries
The bank support ideas of ample crop supplies, but says these have been more than factored into prices, implying a revival - except in Paris wheat
Cotton bucks trend of strong US crop ratings
The condition of most US crops has held at strong levels or, like corn, improved. But US cotton declined amid "intense insect pressure" in Texas
South America's growth in soybeans has 'transformed' pricing

The discount of distant soybean futures to nearby contracts is more than a one-off anomaly, research by USDA chief economist Joseph Glauber suggest

Most viewed articles:

© 2014 Home | About us | RSS feeds | Commodities | Companies | Markets | Subscribe | Legal disclaimer | Contact us | Acknowledgements