GRAINS-Soybeans rise for third day; corn, wheat firm

(Recasts, adds U.S. trading, new analyst quote, changes byline, dateline, previous SINGAPORE/PARIS) By Mark Weinraub CHICAGO, July 30 (Reuters) – U.S. soybean futures rose on Thursday as signs of growing export demand threatened to cut into an already thin supply base, traders said. Wheat and corn futures also firmed, with bargain hunters and technical buyers […] Read More

U.S. Cash Grains-Corn, soy bids firm on slow farmer sales

CHICAGO, July 30 (Reuters) – Spot basis bids for corn and soybeans were higher at processors and elevators around the U.S. Midwest early on Thursday, supported by slow country movement of both commodities, grain dealers said. * Bids were strongest at soybean processors, where light farmer sales in recent weeks have left some plants short […] Read More

CIF Gulf Grain-Corn, soybeans steady/firm; SRW wheat mixed

July 30 (Reuters) – Basis bids for corn and soybeans shipped by barge to the U.S. Gulf Coast were mostly steady to firm early on Thursday on slow farmer sales and improving export demand, traders said. * CIF soft red winter wheat basis bids were mixed after jumping earlier in the week, while hard red […] Read More

CME live cattle futures rise with beef prices; hogs higher

July 30 (Reuters) – Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle gained on Thursday, supported by short-covering following Wednesday’s modest wholesale beef price gains, traders said. * At 8:25 a.m. CDT (1325 GMT), August was up 0.325 cent per lb at 145.250 cents, and October was 0.425 cent higher at 146.900 cents. * Wednesday afternoon’s choice wholesale […] Read More

Canadian Forex Midday: C$ Lower

By Commodity News Service Canada. Winnipeg, July 30 – The Canadian dollar was lower against its US counterpart at midday Thursday, as the US dollar increased in strength after the US Federal Reserve painted a confident outlook for the US economy. The Canadian dollar was at US$0.7690 or US$1 = C$1.3004 at 11:50 CDT Thursday […] Read More

GRAINS-Soybeans keep rising on concerns over planted area

* Soybeans rise on concerns over lower planted area * Corn, wheat up after previous session losses (Updates prices, adds quotes, changes dateline/byline) By Naveen Thukral and Sybille de La Hamaide SINGAPORE/PARIS, July 30 (Reuters) – Chicago soybeans gained more ground on Thursday, and have now risen 3.3 percent over three consecutive sessions, on concerns […] Read More

ICE canola breaks back above C$500 per tonne

By Terryn Shiells, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, July 30 – The ICE Futures Canada canola market was stronger Thursday, with the most active November contract breaking back above the key C$500 per tonne level. The gains were linked to rumours of fresh export demand from China earlier this week, according to market watchers. Advances […] Read More

Canadian dollar and business outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, July 30 – The Canadian dollar lost some ground against its US counterpart Thursday morning after the US Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged, but gave a positive outlook for the US economy, and as Statistics Canada released a report on natural gas transportation and distribution. At 8:45 a.m. […] Read More

ICE Canola Rises With US Soy

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, July 30 – ICE Canada canola contracts were higher Thursday morning, taking strength from sharp advances in the CBOT soy complex. The Canadian dollar was weaker compared to its US counterpart, which made canola more attractive on the international market. Expectations of tight canola stocks at the […] Read More

GRAINS-Soybeans up on concerns over planted area; corn eases

* Soybeans rise on concerns over lower planted area * Corn falls for 2nd day as perfect weather aids crop (Adds details, quotes) By Naveen Thukral SINGAPORE, July 30 (Reuters) – Chicago soybeans gained more ground on Thursday, rising 2.6 percent in three consecutive sessions on concerns over a smaller planted area and ahead of […] Read More