Grains Futures Prices
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Wheat futures saw fractional gains in most KC and CBT contracts on Friday, as their respective Sep contracts were down 6.06% and 5.29% since last Friday. MPLS was 1 1/2 to 2 3/4 cents lower on the day, with Sep down only 0.78% on the week. As of Tuesday, spec funds were reporting a net position of -34,236 contracts in Chicago wheat futures and options, 20,135 more bearish than the previous week. In KC wheat futures and options, they were shown to lower their net long position by 14,326 contracts to +34,609 contracts. BAGE lowered their Argentine wheat planting estimate to 13.22 million acres. Australia’s production is estimated at 22 MMT according to a private analyst, vs. the USDA’s 23.5 MMT. Saudi Arabia’s tender for 480,000 MT of wheat will close today. Sep 17 CBOT Wheat closed at $4.16, up 2 cents, Sep 17 KCBT Wheat closed at $4.14 1/2, up 1/4 cent, Sep 17 MGEX Wheat closed at $6.68 3/4, down 1 1/2 cents
Soybean futures finished the Friday session with gains of 4 to 7 1/4 cents in the nearby contracts, with Sep just 3/4 of a cent lower on the week. Sep soy meal was up $1.10/ton, with nearby bean oil 40 points higher. The CFTC showed spec traders switching back to a net short position of 14,399 contracts in soybean futures and options as of Tuesday. That is a net weekly change of 27,312 contracts. Next week’s export sales report should include private export sales announcements since last Friday of at least 489,000 MT of new crop and 60,000 MT in old crop soybeans. These have been announced under the USDA daily reporting system, China was the purchaser of 417,000 MT of that total. Safras and Mercado estimate Brazil soybean exports for 17/18 at 64.5 MMT, nearly 24% larger than in 16/17, with crush projected at 41 MMT. Sep 17 Soybeans closed at $9.37 1/2, up 7 1/4 cents, Nov 17 Soybeans closed at $9.37 3/4, up 4 3/4 cents, Jan 18 Soybeans closed at $9.45 3/4, up 4 1/2 cents, May 18 Soybeans closed at $9.60 3/4, up 4 cents, Sep 17 Soybean Meal closed at $297.20, up $1.10, Sep 17 Soybean Oil closed at $33.61, up $0.40
Corn futures closed Friday with most contracts 1 1/4 to 1 3/4 higher. Nearby Sep lost 2.43% on the week. Friday’s Commitment of Traders report indicated managed money backing off their net long position by another 27,271 contracts in corn futures and options trading. They had net position of +39,802 contracts as of Tuesday August 15. On Friday, China sold 494,714 MT of corn from 2013 and 2014, which was 40.25% of the more that 1.229 MMT offered. The Buenos Aires Grain exchange estimates the Argentine corn harvest at 85.4% complete. Sep 17 Corn closed at $3.52, up 1 1/2 cents, Dec 17 Corn closed at $3.65 3/4, up 1 1/2 cents, Mar 18 Corn closed at $3.77 3/4, up 1 1/2 cents May 18 Corn closed at $3.84, up 1 3/4 cents