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Fund traders increase canola short position

Reading Time: 1 minute MarketsFarm – Commodity fund traders added to their net short positions in canola and corn over the past week, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (CoT) report compiled by the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Managed money traders were also on the sell side in soybeans, reducing their net long position in […] Read more



Alberta Canola Producers sees director races in Regions 4 and 7

Reading Time: 1 minute There will be elections in two of the Alberta Canola Producers Commission’s (ACPC) 12 regions, according to a statement from the commission. In Region 4, incumbent John Mayko of Mundare will square off against challenger Kyle Tarkowski of Myrnam. The candidates will speak at the regional meeting in Vegreville on Nov. 20. In Region 7, […] Read more

Bearish fund traders add to shorts in canola and corn

Reading Time: 1 minute MarketsFarm – Commodity fund traders added to their net short positions in canola and corn, while they maintained a steady position in soybeans, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (CoT) report compiled by the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as of Nov. 1. The net managed money short position in ICE Futures […] Read more



ICE weekly outlook: Canola bids return to being range-bound

Reading Time: 1 minute MarketsFarm – Until the New Year expect canola bids to remain range-bound much like it was during the summer, according to one Winnipeg-based analyst. “Canola going C$10 lower isn’t out of the question,” commented David Derwin, commodity portfolio manager with PI Financial. Below normal temperatures on the Prairies coupled with rain and snow have provided […] Read more


Canada, China meet over canola stalemate

Reading Time: 4 minutes [UPDATED: Oct. 31, 2019] Glacier FarmMedia – Canada and China finally had a face-to-face meeting *Oct. 28 in Geneva on China’s de facto import ban of Canadian canola seed. The private consultation under the auspices of the World Trade Organization (WTO) went well, according to Brian Innes, the Canola Council of Canada’s *vice-president of public […] Read more



ICE weekly outlook: Rangebound canola vulnerable to losses

Reading Time: 1 minute MarketsFarm — ICE Futures canola contracts moved lower during the week ended Wednesday and may have more room to the downside, despite persistent harvest delays across Western Canada. “Overall, we’re still rangebound, but we’re going to the lower part of the trading window,” said analyst Errol Anderson of Pro Market Communications in Calgary. “Canola is […] Read more