MarketInsight April 13, 2015

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Major grains & oilseeds markets – There was very little in the USDA WASDE report that presented any surprises to the market. We now await the May report – which will include the forecasts for 2015/16 crops. Trade was choppy … Read More

MarketInsight April 6, 2015

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Major grains & oilseeds markets – The USDA Grain Stocks and Prospective Plantings report last Tuesday pointed to larger than expected corn supplies and smaller than expected soybean supplies. March 1 corn stocks were pegged at 7,740 billion bushels, 11% … Read More

MarketInsight March 30, 2015

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Major grains & oilseeds markets – The IGC warned the market to expect much lower yields than we saw in 2014/15, which may have incentivized the funds to do some short covering. Funds were big buyers last week buying 7 … Read More

MarketInsight March 23, 2015

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  Major grains & oilseeds markets – The US Dollar Index dropped sharply on Thursday and was seen to be constructive on futures prices. Prior to the dollar weakness funds were aggressive sellers of futures on the week, selling both … Read More

MarketInsight March 16, 2015

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Major grains & oilseeds markets – There was nothing in the WASDE reports that startled the markets. Upon closer examination we are starting to see some potential for support to current prices. We still show decent world carryovers’, but the … Read More

MarketInsight March 9, 2015

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Major grains & oilseeds markets – The markets suffered from a general malaise, as dealers/traders did not feel inclined to hold large positions in the current economic and volatile world climate. Old crop markets are just about covered except for … Read More

MarketInsight March 2, 2015

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Major grains & oilseeds markets – Trucking problems in Brazil rallied oilseed prices, which helped prices in both corn and wheat by extension. Egypt bought some US wheat, which was a first for a long time. GASC’s purchase was probably … Read More

MarketInsight February 23, 2015

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            Major grains & oilseeds markets – Given it was a short week; the market was quite active last week with soybeans leading the way. The forecast planted soybean acreage of only 83.5 million had … Read More

MarketInsight February 9, 2015

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Major grains & oilseeds markets – The markets were a bit firmer at the end of the week following heavy selling once again from speculative funds. They were again active in the markets selling close to 8 myn tonnes of … Read More

MarketInsight February 2, 2015

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Major grains & oilseeds markets – The markets continued to move lower this past week. The biggest feature was the commodity fund trade, sellers of over 10 myn tonnes of futures on the week. Fortunately, index funds sold very little; … Read More