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Hedge fund sales create 'huge potential' for wheat price rebound

Hedge funds cut their net short position in soybeans - but extend it to record highs in hard and soft wheat. Could this herald a price recovery?

Indonesia palm export levy 'may yet be reduced'
Richard Robinow, chairman of REA Holdings, tells flags industry lobbying over the levy - although the tax could bring a big positive
Canada farmers to lift wheat area, but spurn canola
Official data show farmers exploiting "favourable" conditions to lift wheat area more than forecast. But canola area is to show an unexpected drop
IGC lifts hopes for world grains harvest in 2015-16
The group hikes its forecast for corn output, more than offsetting a wheat crop downgrade. Still, demand expectations are higher too
Commerz backs ideas of wheat price gains ahead
The bank echoes rival Rabobank in foreseeing some scope for higher wheat prices. But it is more neutral on prospects for corn and soybean futures
Sipef cites Indonesia palm levy as it cuts profit hopes
The plantations group reveals a sharp slowdown in palm oil hedging, and foresees a "very lacklustre" rubber market. But tea prices will keep rising
Bitter foes unite to slate EU plans on GM crop imports
Plans for allowing individual EU countries powers over biotech crop imports are slammed by both pro- and anti-GM campaigners
DuPont cuts ag profit hopes, citing farmers' corn-to-soy shift
"The largest headwind to volume we continue to face is a further shift from corn to soybeans," DuPont says, noting dollar and Brazil setbacks too
Cocoa, coffee, soy to avoid China import slowdown
Higher personal incomes will support China's imports of luxury softs, while an industrial slowdown threatens cotton purchases
Hedge funds record-bearish ag bets 'may spur' price support
Hedge funds hike their net short in ags to a record high, driven by negative bets in grains. But will this herald a sharp reversal in positioning?
US staff doubt ideas of Canada canola output rise
US farm officials see a small drop in Canada's canola harvest this year, unlike other commentators. Exports will fall too
MP Evans upbeat on palm oil industry prospects
The plantations group acknowledges the dent to palm oil price, but flags "positive" prospects for the sector nonetheless
South US farms mull switch to soy, as rain hits corn sowings
The southern US is in for more of the rains which have delayed corn planting. But the key Corn Belt will become drier, reassuring investors
US underestimated 2014 corn harvest - but overegged soy

Analysis of surprise US crop inventory data show that last year's record corn harvest was even bigger than thought, investors say

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