Prices 09/12/16

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Some squaring up in the Chicago wheat pit saw SRW and HRW futures rally a little in overnight trade. Punters have long held a significant short and USDA reports are renowned for creating market moves, sometimes against the trend at the time. Fundamentally wheat hasn’t seen a lot of...
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Prices 08/12/16

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In the US soybeans managed to close in the black while corn futures and all three wheat contracts slipped. Feed grain and wheat continue to find resistance due to huge world stocks and production increases in Australia. The premium available for high quality white wheat is expected to remain...
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Prices 08/12/16

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US soybeans closed well of the session high but still settled on positive ground in overnight trade. Wheat was mixed with the higher protein HRW and MGEX spring wheat contracts slipping a little while SRW futures managed to close a smidge higher. This was against the trend that many...
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Prices 07/12/16

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A good rally in US soybean futures kept corn and wheat in the black in overnight trade. On a risk off kind of US market the main money flowed back into things like oil and out of gold and bonds. Speculation rolled into ag products as well with most...
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Prices 05/12/16

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Some upside in US wheat futures last night limited week on week losses to roughly $8 / tonne, halving the potential loss it could have been. Squaring up prior to the expiry of the December contract, dryer weather forecast for the US HRW belt and good weekly US export...
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Prices 2/12/16

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US futures markets drifted lower in overnight trade. Corn and beans were softer on the back of lower than expected weekly export numbers while wheat was mixed, Chicago and hard red wheat futures slipped while Minneapolis spring wheat futures, the wheat most similar to our Prime Hard, managed to...
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Prices 01/12/16

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The Aussie dollar was sharply lower against all the majors bar the Yen in overnight trade. With the US dollar at a 14 year high it might be the only thing that will save grain prices in the short term. With improving job numbers in the States and a...
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Prices 30/11/16

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The warmer weather in Canada has helped some producers complete harvest while it has hurt others as they can no longer get onto their country until the ground freezes up enough to take machinery. There are a couple of reports due out of Canada this week which should reveal...
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Prices 29/11/16

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I just noticed my daily prices email I sent out yesterday came in at 1.33am to me. Seriously Telstra !!!!…….next thing they will be trading pulses. I sent that out around 3.30 – 4pm yesterday afternoon. The weaker US dollar is not helping our cause at the moment. With...
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Prices 28/11/16

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US futures were a little mixed with a short week and Dec options expiring. The tone from both the technical and fundamental side of the market was not bullish for wheat and corn. Soybeans did manage a higher close at Chicago although Paris rapeseed was off a couple of...
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