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ICE November 2021 canola (candlesticks) with 20-day moving average (green line) and July 2021 canola (yellow open/high/low/close). (Barchart)

ICE weekly outlook: Attention turns to new-crop canola

'Somebody's feet will be held to the fire'

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — Wide price swings in the nearby ICE Futures July canola contract over the past few weeks have sent most commercial trade into the new-crop November, with direction in the front month hard to predict given recent volatility. “Where (July canola) finally goes off the board, I have no idea, but I wouldn’t be […] Read more


ICE November 2020 (blue), January 2021 (yellow), March 2021 (orange) and July 2021 (green) canola futures. (Barchart)

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 November 2020 canola with 20-, 50- and 100-day moving averages. (Barchart)

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 November 2020 canola (candlesticks) with 20- and 100-day moving averages and CBOT October 2020 soyoil (blue line). (Barchart)

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




ICE Futures July 2020 canola with 20-, 50- and 100-day moving averages. (Barchart)

ICE weekly outlook: Canola values steady after losses

Weaker loonie supportive for canola

Reading Time: < 1 minute MarketsFarm — Canola prices started the week plagued by reports of the rapidly-spreading coronavirus in China, but managed to shake off some of that resistance. At midweek, nearby ICE Futures canola contracts were between $461 and $470, after falling by over $8 on Monday. Crush margins have maintained strength, which supported canola values. Crush margins […] Read more


ICE November 2019 canola with 20- and 100-day moving averages. (Barchart)

ICE weekly outlook: Farmers advised to price some new crop

Reading Time: < 1 minute ICE Futures canola contracts held within a narrow trading range during the week ended Wednesday, as participants await fresh market-moving news. While the sideways trading range could persist in the near term, an analyst said new-crop futures were at decent levels and encouraged farmers to do some forward pricing. The November canola contract settled Wednesday […] Read more