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Fund traders still sitting on large canola short position

MarketsFarm — Speculators continue to sit on a large net short position in ICE canola futures, only reducing their holdings slightly over the past week, according to the latest commitment of traders (CoT) report from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Managed money and other reportable speculators had a net short position of 72,844 […] Read more

Huge increase predicted in canola ending stocks

MarketsFarm — Canadian canola carryout stocks are forecast to rise to a record 5.3 million tonnes by the end of the 2019-20 marketing year, more than doubling the previous five-year average, according to updated estimates from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s market analysis division. While the department, in its estimates, expects total canola production to decline […] Read more


Input Capital steps back from mortgage expansion plans

Up against the current canola market, “commodity streaming” firm Input Capital has put off plans to ramp up its mortgage business with canola growers. The publicly traded Regina company in February announced a “comprehensive review of strategic alternatives to enhance shareholder value” and said it was in “an ongoing search for appropriate scalable sources of […] Read more



Net short position keeps growing in canola

MarketsFarm — The large speculative short position in ICE Futures canola contracts continued to grow during the week ended Tuesday, as speculators added to their bearish bets on the market, according to the latest commitment of traders (CoT) report compiled by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Managed money and other reportable speculators had […] Read more



Net short position climbs in canola

MarketsFarm — The large speculative short position in ICE Futures canola contracts widened the week ended Tuesday, as speculators added to their bearish bets on the market, according to the latest commitment of traders (CoT) report from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Managed money and other reportable speculators on Tuesday had a net […] Read more




ICE weekly outlook: Bearish funds keep canola pointed lower

MarketsFarm — ICE Futures canola prices fell to their lowest levels since 2014 during the week ended Wednesday, as bearish technical signals and a lack of progress on trade relations with China weighed on values. While a short-covering correction is possible, the underlying fundamentals also remain bearish. Speculators adding to their large net short positions […] Read more