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North American Grain/Oilseed Review: Canola strengthens with smaller crop

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Dec. 6 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were stronger in the most active months on Thursday, although activity was choppy as a number of conflicting influences pulled on the market. A downward revision to Statistics Canada’s canola production estimate provided underlying support. The government agency […] Read more



ICE canola rises with tightening supply forecast

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Dec. 6 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were stronger at midday Thursday in choppy activity, finding some support from the latest production estimates from Statistics Canada. The government agency pegged the 2018-19 canola crop at 20.3 million tonnes, which was at the lower end of […] Read more

Canadian dollar and business outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Dec. 6 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was weaker Thursday morning, as losses in crude oil and the outside equity markets weighed on values. At 9:01 CST Thursday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7457 or C$1.3410, which compares with Wednesday’s North American close of US$0.7489 or C$1.3353. […] Read more



ICE canola up with StatsCan numbers

By Ashley Robinson, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, Dec. 6, 2018 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts are stronger this morning, following the release of the latest Statistics Canada production numbers. Total canola production for the year came in at 20.343 million tonnes, which is below the previous estimate from Statistics Canada reports […] Read more