Sunday , 21 January 2018

Hogs to gain less from fund rejig – but coffee, wheat hopes rise

Hogs to gain less from fund rejig – but coffee, wheat hopes rise

The revival in lean hog futures has quelled somewhat the further boost to prices ahead posed by an annual rejig of index funds holding $115bn in ags – although for Chicago wheat, ...

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India imports 17.2 lakh tonnes of wheat this year

India imports 17.2 lakh tonnes of wheat this year

Indian flour mills have imported 17.2 lakh tonnes of wheat from Ukraine, Australia and France so far this crop year to meet domestic shortages. Additional 6-7 lakh tonnes of wheat ...

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Rains come back again to key wheat and soy regions of Argentina

Rains come back again to key wheat and soy regions of Argentina

After the tens of inches of floods of key producing regions of Argentina in October, rains have came back in the last several days in the provinces of Buenos Aires, Córdoba and Sa ...

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Canada’s wheat exports to hit four-year low, as quality loss bites

Canada’s wheat exports to hit four-year low, as quality loss bites

Crop losses amid a "damp and snowy harvest" in Canada's Prairies have begun to take a toll on expectations for the country's exports, viewed by US officials as hitting a four-year ...

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Hedge funds hike net short in wheat to record top – boding well for prices?

Hedge funds hike net short in wheat to record top – boding well for prices?

Hedge funds, deterred by data showing the biggest US wheat stocks in 29 years, turned their most bearish ever on Chicago wheat futures and options – ironically, raising hopes of s ...

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Hedge funds prefer hard wheat to soft, coffee to cocoa, cattle to hogs

Hedge funds prefer hard wheat to soft, coffee to cocoa, cattle to hogs

Hedge funds favoured hard wheat over soft, coffee over cocoa, and cattle over hogs as they raised their bullish bets on agricultural commodities for a second successive week – for ...

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Wheat quality worries extend to China, supporting Australia export hopes

Wheat quality worries extend to China, supporting Australia export hopes

Australian officials extended the round of forecasts of elevated milling wheat premiums as they added China to the list of countries with needs for higher quality crop. Abares, th ...

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Hedge funds hikes bets on ideas of coffee, hard wheat supply squeezes

Hedge funds hikes bets on ideas of coffee, hard wheat supply squeezes

Hedge funds bet hard on stories of squeezes in higher quality wheat, and coffee, markets, even as they cut bullish positioning on agricultural commodities overall, to the weakest ...

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Harvest 2016: Wheat 40% cut, spring barley 20% combined

Harvest 2016: Wheat 40% cut, spring barley 20% combined

Harvesting has picked up pace in the recent dry weather with 40% of winter wheat combined with a fifth of spring barley in the barn, according to the latest harvest report from cr ...

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French wheat crop hopes take another hit, with Strat Grains downgrade

French wheat crop hopes take another hit, with Strat Grains downgrade

Hopes for the French soft wheat harvest took another knock when Strategie Grains said it was poised to cut its production forecast by 2m tonnes, taking its estimate below a figure ...

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