MERCANTILE Blog: MarketInsight March. 13, 2017

Marlene BoerschMarket Insight

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Major grains & oilseeds markets USDA’s WASDE report: It gave little change in the US production numbers, but did give greater world production which was seen as bearish. Speculative elements were big sellers both before and after the release of … Read More

MERCANTILE Blog: MarketInsight March 6, 2017

Marlene BoerschMarket Insight

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Major grains & oilseeds markets It was very interesting week. Markets were much firmer following an unsubstantiated report that the USA government planned to change the Bio-fuel subsidy paid to processors to payment to the producers. In addition, none of … Read More

MERCANTILE Blog: MarketInsight Feb. 27, 2017

Marlene BoerschMarket Insight

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Major grains & oilseeds markets It was a big week for wheat trading. Nearly 1 myn tonnes of cash wheat traded primarily to Middle East destinations, where North American wheat continues to be uncompetitive. Prices were marginally better than of … Read More

MERCANTILE Blog: MarketInsight Jan. 16, 2017

Marlene BoerschMarket Insight

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Major grains & oilseeds markets The markets were generally stronger last week following a period of Holiday doldrums and the WASDE report that was somewhat-bullish. The WASDE report was interesting – but some feel that the USDA underestimated demand. Managed … Read More

MERCANTILE Blog: MarketInsight Jan. 9, 2017

Marlene BoerschMarket Insight

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Major grains & oilseeds markets Funds and speculators reportedly sold about 8 myn tonnes of beans between the December 6th’ and January 3rd’, mostly in the latter part of December. This together with a cancelation of 900,000 tonnes by China … Read More