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Fund traders still bearish on canola

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — The managed money net short position in canola grew to nearly 50,000 contracts in 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 48,777 contracts (3,932 long/52,709 short), an increase of about 10,000 […] Read more



ICE weekly outlook: Canola markets remain sensitive to weather

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — Canola markets were following trends set by soybean prices, as worries of late planting weighed on the minds of traders and farmers alike. As corn planting comes to an end, prolonged wet weather has continued to delay soybean planting to the point where the growing season may be shortened. “I think the market […] Read more

ICE: Canola weakens on fresh China concerns

Reading Time: < 1 minute Chicago | Reuters — ICE Canada canola futures dropped on Tuesday after China, the top buyer, expanded its ban on Canadian canola seed imports. China’s ban now includes shipments from Viterra, the latest development in a wider trade dispute between the two countries. May canola futures ended $5 lower at $451.70 per tonne. The contract […] Read more


ICE weekly outlook: China worries keep market trending down

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — Canola futures on the ICE Futures U.S. platform dropped sharply during the week ended Wednesday, hitting their lowest levels in 2-1/2 years. Concerns over declining Chinese demand sparked the latest selloff in canola amid news that the major canola-buying country had blocked shipments from Canada’s Richardson International. Canadian canola exporters have faced problems […] Read more

ICE weekly outlook: More losses likely for soft canola

Reading Time: < 1 minute ICE canola futures fell to fresh contract lows during the week ended Wednesday and could be due for more losses with little supportive news on the horizon. “Unfortunately the technicals and fundamentals are tremendously bearish,” said analyst Wayne Palmer of Exceed Grain Marketing, adding “fresh contract lows breed fresh contract lows.” While optimism over trade […] Read more


ICE weekly outlook: Oversold canola still fundamentally bearish

Reading Time: < 1 minute ICE canola futures are starting to look oversold after falling contract lows during the week ended Wednesday. While a short-term technical correction is possible, the underlying fundamentals remain bearish. “Canola might be a little bit short-term oversold,” said Ken Ball of PI Financial in Winnipeg. Signs that exports were perking up could also be supportive, […] Read more

ICE weekly outlook: Canola grinding lower

Reading Time: 2 minutes ICE Futures canola contracts held relatively steady during the week ended Wednesday, with a softer tone in old-crop contracts and strength in new-crop months. The general trend is likely pointed lower in the near future, with any developments in trade talks between the U.S. and China likely to provide some direction. “The market is awaiting […] Read more