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Fund traders grow long positions in canola, U.S. futures

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — Fund traders were on the buy side in grain and oilseed markets during the week ended Tuesday, 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 holding a net long position in ICE Futures canola of 56,705 […] Read more

ICE weekly outlook: Will canola’s bull market continue?

Loonie's strength has oddly little effect

Reading Time: 2 minutes MarketsFarm — Canola has been seeing terrific days on ICE Futures so far in October, thanks to a bull market generated by good demand and further supported by traders looking to roll out of their November contracts as those soon expire. As October winds down, the big question is: will canola’s ride come to an […] Read more


ICE weekly outlook: Canola firm at midweek

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — ICE Futures canola contracts have steadied after slipping slightly following Canada’s Thanksgiving long weekend, with nearby attention on speculations rolling positions out of the front month. The nearby November contract closed Wednesday at $526.10 per tonne, gaining slightly after incurring losses the day prior. Market participants adjusting positions ahead of the November contract’s […] Read more

ICE weekly outlook: ‘Demand-pull’ environment supports canola

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — ICE Futures canola contracts moved higher during the week ended Wednesday, moving back toward the contract highs hit in September. Canola is pushing upside chart limits and modest corrections are likely going forward, but the fundamentals remain supportive and “the trend is up until further notice,” said analyst Mike Jubinville of MarketsFarm Pro. […] Read more


Funds still holding large net long position in canola

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — Funds’ net long position in canola remained large during the week ended Tuesday, with only small adjustments in the latest commitment of traders (CoT) report from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Managed money fund traders, as of Tuesday, were holding a net long position in ICE Futures canola of 56,913 contracts […] Read more

ICE weekly outlook: Canola rebounds on U.S. futures support

Reading Time: 2 minutes MarketsFarm — After a week of steady losses canola prices surged back Wednesday, catching ample spillover support from the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). That support in turn was derived from two new reports from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The report on grain stocks as of Sept. 1 noted declines in wheat, corn […] Read more


ICE weekly outlook: Canola backs off two-year highs

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — ICE Futures canola contracts have shown weakness in recent trading sessions, after hitting two-year highs last week. The November canola contract, which closed Sept. 16 at $530.20 per tonne, has since lost over $10, closing Wednesday at $519.60. “Last week when canola moved up very strongly, it just sort of got ahead of […] Read more

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