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Funds’ net long keeps growing in canola

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — The fund net long position in canola continued to climb higher during the week ended Tuesday, as speculators continued to add to their bullish bets in the market, according to the latest commitment of traders (CoT) report from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Managed money fund traders, as of Tuesday, were […] Read more

ICE weekly outlook: Canola futures at two-year highs

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — ICE Futures canola contracts climbed to their strongest levels in two years during the week ended Wednesday, but could be nearing their highs for the time being as harvest pressure should start weighing on values. “We’re running into the top end on the monthly and weekly charts,” said Jamie Wilton, senior commodity futures […] Read more


Fund long position in canola hits new record

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — Fund traders added to their sizeable long positions in canola during the week ended Tuesday (Sept. 8), hitting the largest net long position in the two years of available data. The latest commitment of traders (CoT) report compiled by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) showed managed money fund traders were holding […] Read more

ICE weekly outlook: Canola shows volatility after long weekend

Reading Time: 2 minutes MarketsFarm — Although there remains a lot of canola to be combined, one trader believes most harvest pressure on the market has already passed. “The farmers who wanted to sell off of the combine or shortly after, probably have done so already,” said Jerry Klassen, an independent Winnipeg commodities trader. There will still be some […] Read more


Fund traders add to net long in canola, soybeans

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — Fund traders remain bullish on soybeans and canola, adding to their net long positions in the two oilseeds, 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 37,682 contracts as […] Read more

ICE weekly outlook: Rising canola market watches harvest

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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


Bunge buys into canola, pea protein maker Merit

Agribusiness giant takes quarter stake in processor

Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the world’s biggest grain companies is getting in on a processing facility under construction in Winnipeg to extract plant-based proteins from canola and peas. Winnipeg-based Merit Functional Foods announced Thursday it has received a $30 million “capital investment” from Bunge, giving the U.S. grain firm a “minority interest” worth 25 per cent. Burcon […] Read more



Canola crush down, soy crush up, StatsCan reports

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — The amount of canola crushed in July was down compared to June’s crush, while there was an increase in the amount of soybeans crushed, according to Statistics Canada. The federal agency issued its crushing statistics of major oilseeds report on Tuesday. According to the report, 806,868 tonnes of canola were processed in July, […] Read more