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ICE July 2021 canola (candlesticks) with 20-, 50- and 100-day moving averages (yellow, dark yellow and green lines). (Barchart)

ICE weekly outlook: For canola, the only certainty is volatility

"The market has to feel comfortable there’s a crop on the way"

MarketsFarm — After starting this week with losses, canola bounced back with back-to-back gains, raising prices by more than $20 per tonne for old-crop after falling back $4-$5 on Monday. Errol Anderson, an analyst with ProMarket Communications in Calgary, emphasized there will be a good amount of volatility in the markets, with wide swings possible […] Read more






ICE November 2020 canola with 20-, 50- and 100-day moving averages. (Barchart)

ICE weekly outlook: Rising canola market watches harvest

MarketsFarm — ICE Futures canola contracts remained pointed higher during the week ended Wednesday, hitting some of their best levels in two years. However, its upside may be limited as harvest picks up over the next month. “Canola could go a little higher, but we’re probably pushing upper ranges for now until we have more […] Read more





ICE Futures March 2020 canola with 20- and 50-day moving averages. (Barchart)

High stocks-to-use ratio weighs on canola

MarketsFarm — The Canadian canola stocks-to-use ratio was over 20 per cent at the end of 2019 — significantly higher than the five-year average of 13.4 per cent. “That’s part of the reason why we’re seeing downward pressure on canola prices,” Craig Klemmer, chief agriculture economist for Farm Credit Canada (FCC), explained during his presentation […] Read more

ICE March 2020 canola with Bollinger (20,2) bands. (Barchart)

ICE weekly outlook: Canola off highs, rangebound

MarketsFarm — ICE Futures canola contracts tested long-time chart resistance during the week ended Wednesday, but failed to break higher and retreated to hold rangebound overall. The Phase One trade deal signed Wednesday between the U.S. and China failed to give the grain and oilseed markets a boost, as the vague details of the actual […] Read more