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ICE weekly outlook: Canola mixed at midweek

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — Canola contracts have stayed locked in a pattern for the past few trading sessions, with the July contract posting small gains and new crop year contracts showing losses. That’s mainly due to traders positioning ahead of July’s expiry date. “It’s not uncommon for the July expiry to see some spreads swing around,” said […] Read more

Fund short position edging down in canola

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — The managed money net short position in canola saw a slight reduction in mid-June, as speculators covered short positions in the market, according to the latest commitment of traders (CoT) report from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The net managed money short position in ICE Futures canola came in Tuesday at […] Read more


ICE weekly outlook: Canola likely to move lower

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — The direction canola will move in coming weeks depends on three factors: the Canadian dollar, Prairie weather and the Chicago Board of Trade, according to Errol Anderson of ProMarket Communications in Calgary. “I’m expecting the Canadian dollar to move up a bit, just because of U.S. dollar pressure. That could pull the canola […] Read more

ICE weekly outlook: Attention on weather after short-covering rally in canola

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — ICE Futures canola contracts have recovered off of lows hit at the beginning of the month, with speculative short-covering a feature as attention in the markets turns to North American growing conditions. While canola ran into some resistance Wednesday, there may still be more room to the upside. Canadian canola is at a […] Read more


Fund traders add to short positions in canola, corn

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — Fund traders added to net short positions in canola and corn while reducing their net long in soybeans, according to the latest commitment of traders (CoT) report from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The net managed money short position in ICE Futures canola came in Tuesday at 38,810 contracts (5,349 long/44,159 […] Read more

ICE weekly outlook: Extradition ruling not the only anchor on canola

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — Although ICE July canola finished $1.30 per tonne lower Wednesday, at $463.50, following a ruling on the extradition of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, Wayne Palmer said there’s much more to the decline in the price. While Palmer, a trader with Exceed Grain in Winnipeg, called the ruling “a nail in canola’s coffin,” he […] Read more


ICE weekly outlook: Canola nearing resistance

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — ICE Futures canola contracts have trended higher over the past month, but may be nearing the upper end of their nearby range. Solid demand, from both exporters and domestic crushers, has kept canola well supported, while a firmer tone in world energy and vegetable oil markets should also add some upside momentum, according […] Read more

Net short position reduced in canola

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — Rising futures prices saw speculators exiting short positions in canola and adding to a growing net long in soybeans, according to the latest commitment of traders (CoT) report from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The net managed money short position in ICE Futures canola came in at 38,738 contracts on Tuesday, […] Read more


ICE weekly outlook: Canola steady at midweek

Spring seeding more or less underway

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — After showing considerable strength in prior trading sessions, canola contracts were either side of unchanged at midweek. David Derwin of P.I. Financial in Winnipeg said canola was holding steady in comparison to other vegetable oils. “There’s general weakness in other markets, but canola hasn’t had too much of a move,” he said. Considerable […] Read more

Funds cover canola shorts, but still bearish on corn

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — Speculators reduced their net short position in canola during the first week of May and added to their net long position in soybeans, while placing fresh bearish bets on corn, according to the latest commitment of traders (CoT) report from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The net managed money short position […] Read more