Soybean Futures Market News and Commentary
Friday’s double digit losses flipped the soybean market to net red for the week’s move as beans closed down by 11 to 17 ¾ cents and left Jan at a net 5 ¾ cent loss for the week. Jan beans finished the month of November with a net 37 ½ cent gain. Soymeal futures led the way lower with 2.32% to 3.8% losses of as much as $16.90/ton on Friday. Soybean Oil closed the last trade day of the week 71 to 91 points weaker, leaving the Jan contract at a net 116 point gain for the week.
USDA confirmed two private export sales reports, with a 132k MT sale to China and a 198k MT sale to unknown destinations.
The monthly CAIR crush data showed 201.37 mbu of soybeans were processed in October, matching the trade average guess. That was a new monthly record and was up 2.4% from last year. Soybean oil stocks were shown at 1.487 billion lbs, compared to 1.6b last month and the trade average guess of 1.54 billion.
USDA reported 1.895 MMT of soybeans were sold for export during the w... Read more