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Canola funds cover shorts, move to net long

CNS Canada — Speculators covered short positions in the ICE Futures canola market during the week ended Tuesday, moving from a net short position to a small net long position, according to the latest commitment of traders (CoT) report from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Managed money and other reportable speculators moved from […] Read more




Canadian Financial Close: Dollar down again

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Oct. 19 (CNS) – The Canadian dollar closed lower Friday, continuing its downward trend. The Canadian dollar settled Friday at US$0.7631 or C$1.3104, compared to Thursday’s North American close of US$0.7659 or C$1.3057. Oil prices rose Friday, as demand surged from China. Brent crude added 49 U.S. cents to […] Read more


Canola regains Thursday’s losses

By Ashley Robinson, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Oct. 19 (CNS) – The ICE Futures canola platform were stronger at market close following yesterday’s drop, as the market finished the week in its see-saw pattern. However, unlike the rest of the week the canola market was able to regain its losses from the previous day, […] Read more

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Price opportunity for calves and yearlings

Market Update: Strong consumer demand is using up beef supplies

The market outlook for fed and feeder cattle is looking brighter compared to a month ago. Beef demand is coming in larger than anticipated due to the corporate and personal tax cuts south of the border. Recent U.S. data shows that restaurant spending was up nearly 10 per cent over year-ago levels during the summer […] Read more



ICE canola up with suspected canola downgrades

By Ashley Robinson, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, Oct. 19, 2018 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were stronger at midday, as the realities of the delayed harvest hit the market. While the improving across Western Canada weighed on the market, one Winnipeg-based trader said that traders are starting to come to grips […] Read more

ICE canola strengthens Friday morning

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Oct. 19 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were stronger Friday morning, seeing a modest correction amid ideas Thursday’s losses were overdone. Early weakness in the Canadian dollar and a firmer tone in Chicago Board of Trade soyoil futures were also supportive. While improving weather conditions […] Read more


Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, Oct. 19, 2018 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was weaker Friday, continuing its downward slide. At 8:47 CDT Monday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7633 or C$1.3092, which compares with Thursday’s North American close of US$0.7659 or C$1.3057. Oil prices rose Friday, on increased demand from […] Read more

Global Markets: Canadian inflation rate slows

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Oct. 19 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canada’s annual rate of inflation slowed to 2.2 per cent in September, from 2.8 per cent the previous month, according to a report from Statistics Canada. The decline came […] Read more