GFM Network News


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

Prairie cash wheat: Bids weaken with seeding underway

Reading Time: 2 minutes MarketsFarm — Spring wheat bids in Western Canada lost ground during the week ended Thursday, with losses in U.S. futures and improving Prairie seeding weather weighing on values. Average Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS, 13.5 per cent protein) wheat prices were down by 50 cents to $1 per tonne, according to price quotes from a […] 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

Prairie cash wheat: Bids mixed

Reading Time: 2 minutes MarketsFarm — Wheat bids in Western Canada were mixed during the week ended Friday, with some gains observed in Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS) wheat, and a mixed tone for Canada Prairie Spring Red (CPSR). Durum (CWAD) saw small losses. Average CWRS (13.5 per cent protein) wheat prices were steady to up by $4 per […] Read more


Funds add to short position in canola, move to net long in soy

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — The net managed money short position in canola rose slightly in late April, while soybean speculators covered some of their bearish bets, 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



Speculators turn bearish in soybeans, add to canola shorts

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — Fund traders have turned from a net long position to a net short position in Chicago soybeans while also adding to their bearish bets in 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 […] Read more

Prairie cash wheat: Durum holds steady, other spring wheats down

Reading Time: 2 minutes MarketsFarm — Wheat bids in Western Canada were mostly lower for the week ended Thursday, due to declines in U.S. markets. Support came from a weaker Canadian dollar. Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS) and Canada Prairie Spring Red (CPSR) wheats were lower, while Canada Western Amber Durum (CWAD) was steady to higher. Average CWRS (13.5 […] Read more


Funds still net-short on canola

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — Fund traders were on both sides of the canola market during the first week of April, reducing their net short position slightly, 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 April 7 […] Read more

Prairie cash wheat: Bids mostly stronger

Reading Time: 2 minutes MarketsFarm — Wheat bids in Western Canada were mostly stronger during the week ended Thursday, with gains observed in CWRS and CPSR wheats, while durum saw small losses. Average CWRS (Canada Western Red Spring, 13.5 per cent protein) wheat prices were up $2 per tonne, according to price quotes from a cross-section of delivery points […] Read more