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U.S. grains: Soy, corn drop on Brexit fallout

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. corn and soybeans fell on Friday, caught up in a broad commodity sell-off as investors shed risky assets following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. Wheat was mixed, with the front-month Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat contract eking out a small gain on short-covering while deferred […] Read more


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U.S. livestock: Cattle tumble, hogs decline on liquidation after Brexit

Chicago | Reuters –– U.S. live cattle tumbled more than two per cent on Friday, extending the week’s losses to the largest in about two months, as investors liquidated holdings following Britain’s referendum vote to exit the European Union, traders and analysts said. Feeder cattle futures also fell sharply while lean hogs notched smaller declines […] Read more

Canadian Financial Close: Investors flee after Brexit vote

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, June 24 – The Canadian dollar finished sharply lower against its American counterpart Friday, as Britain’s decision to exit the European Union sent investors fleeing to safe havens. Gold bullion and the US dollar chalked up sizable gains as many people got rid of risky assets like oil. The […] Read more


North American Grains/Oilseed Review – Canola Dips Under Brexit Pressure

By Jade Markus and Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, June 24 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola ended lower on Friday, as a broad commodity sell-off pressured the market. Many markets saw a sharp sell-off in the aftermath of a ‘leave’ vote from Britons in a recent referendum. Spillover weakness from Chicago […] Read more

Feed Grains: Argentina corn crop revised higher

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, June 24 (CNS Canada) – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Friday, June 24. – CBOT corn futures were down on Friday, as broad-based selling pressure in most commodity markets following the British vote to leave the European Union (Brexit) weighed […] Read more


Pulses: Australia prepares to grow more fababeans, peas

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, June 24 – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world pulse markets on Friday, June 24. – According to Thompsons, Canada’s dry bean crop is too wet in the west and too dry in the east. – The Australian Bureau of Agriculture is forecasting […] Read more

North American Grains/Oilseed Review – Canola Dips Under Brexit Pressure

By Jade Markus and Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, June 24 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola ended lower on Friday, as a broad commodity sell-off pressured the market. Many markets saw a sharp sell-off in the aftermath of a ‘leave’ vote from Britons in a recent referendum. Spillover weakness from Chicago […] Read more