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U.S. grains: Soy up on crop stress in Brazil, hopes for China talks

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures advanced to a near two-week high on Wednesday on declining yield prospects in Brazil and optimism about U.S. trade relations with top global soy buyer China, traders said. Wheat futures rose, rebounding from multi-month lows on short-covering and concerns about excessive rains in Argentina, while corn finished modestly […] Read more

U.S. grains: Soy futures up on hopes of progress in U.S.-China dispute

Chicago | Reuters –– U.S. soybean futures turned higher on Wednesday on optimism that Washington and Beijing will make progress at the upcoming G20 leaders summit toward resolving the trade dispute that has disrupted U.S. exports of the oilseed. Wheat futures slipped, while corn futures ended nearly unchanged after touching their lowest price since Oct. […] Read more

U.S. grains: Corn, soy rise on short-covering

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. corn and soybean futures rose on Friday as traders covered short positions ahead of a long holiday weekend, but both commodities posted monthly declines as prospects for large U.S. harvests weighed on prices. Wheat climbed on technical buying, along with worries about tightening global supplies. Chicago Board of Trade December […] Read more

Argentina plans to export major amounts of soymeal to China in 2019

Beunos Aires | Reuters – Argentina expects to export significant amounts of soymeal to China starting after the next harvest in May, a top agriculture ministry official said on Friday, as the South American grains powerhouse moves to take advantage of U.S.-China trade strife. Argentine officials were in Beijing on Friday finalizing the paperwork needed to ship […] Read more