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Managed money’s net long position grows in canola

MarketsFarm — Fund traders remained on the buy side in canola in early August, adding to their recently established net long position, according to the latest commitment of traders (CoT) report from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Managed money fund traders were holding a net long position in ICE Futures canola of 24,489 […] Read more




Canola futures testing chart resistance

November canola briefly topped $480 Monday

MarketsFarm — Recent price activity in the ICE Futures canola market has been bullish from a technical standpoint, with the futures poised for a break higher if the rally can be sustained. After trading at a low of $468.10 per tonne in late June, the November canola contract rallied to briefly trade above the psychological […] Read more






ICE weekly outlook: Demand keeps canola well supported

MarketsFarm — ICE Futures canola contracts moved higher during the week ended Wednesday, holding above major support as end-users showed solid demand. “The demand side of the formula is still quite good,” said Errol Anderson, of Pro Market Communications in Calgary. Domestic crushers were showing the best demand, he said, but added that exporters were […] Read more


ICE weekly outlook: Canola gains strength at midweek

MarketsFarm — After showing considerable weakness in prior trading sessions, canola contracts tried to regain some ground at midweek. Ken Ball of P.I. Financial in Winnipeg said canola was oversold due to bearish sentiments from outside markets earlier in the week, but prices were steadily bouncing back. Nearby ICE Futures canola was down Monday by […] Read more

ICE weekly outlook: Volatility hampers canola

MarketsFarm — Canola values have been at the mercy of volatile financial markets this week, trading in lockstep with headlines of plummeting crude oil values and stock indices. “We’re getting into a bit of a pattern in the markets,” Ken Ball of P.I. Financial in Winnipeg said, explaining that prices will show some strength, then […] Read more