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Speculators covering canola shorts in latest trading report

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — Commodity fund traders bought back some of their previously sold contracts in canola during the week ended Tuesday, 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 50,987 contracts, a decrease […] Read more



Fund traders hold steady in canola

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — Commodity fund traders are maintaining a steady short position in ICE Futures canola, 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 53,576 contracts on Tuesday, steady with the previous week. Open […] Read more

ICE weekly outlook: Steady canola market stuck in rut

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — ICE Futures canola held within a narrow range during the week ended Wednesday, as the market waits for fresh news to push it one way or the other. “There are certainly some supportive elements underneath the marketplace,” said Mike Jubinville of MarketsFarm Pro, pointing to an upward trend in world vegetable oil prices […] Read more


ICE weekly outlook: Rangebound canola vulnerable to losses

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — ICE Futures canola contracts moved lower during the week ended Wednesday and may have more room to the downside, despite persistent harvest delays across Western Canada. “Overall, we’re still rangebound, but we’re going to the lower part of the trading window,” said analyst Errol Anderson of Pro Market Communications in Calgary. “Canola is […] Read more



ICE weekly outlook: Canola values stay rangebound

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — One canola trader wouldn’t go so far as to calling the canola market lifeless, but it has remained rangebound for most of the week. That’s mainly due to pressure from harvest activity, which has carried on at an impressive pace on the Canadian Prairies despite being mired with difficult weather conditions. “I’ve talked […] Read more

Fund traders back away from bearish bets in grains, oilseeds

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — Commodity fund traders were busy covering short positions in corn and canola during the week ended Oct. 8, and even moved to a small 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 […] Read more


ICE weekly outlook: More than weather behind canola uptrend

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — Canola’s sharp rise over the last week can be attributed not only to poor weather on the Prairies, but to other factors as well, according to MarketsFarm Pro analyst Mike Jubinville. For seven straight trading sessions, canola bids have climbed, from $445.60 per tonne at the close of trading on Sept. 27 to […] Read more