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On Thursday the National Oilseed Processors Association (or NOPA) will release their crush figures and the market couldn't be more unsure about how...
- Wheat Market Commentary
Wheat futures gave back most of Monday’s gains on Turnaround Tuesday, with nearby CBT December down 12 cents. KC and MPLS were 4 to 7 cents in the...
- Corn Market Commentary
Corn futures closed 4 to 5 cents lower in the front months on Tuesday. Ethanol was lower in sympathy with a sharp drop in crude oil. Shipments of corn...
- Soybeans Market Commentary
Soybean futures saw losses of 5 or more cents on Tuesday, excluding soon to expire Nov. Front month soy meal was down $1.70/ton, with soy oil 16 points...
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cmdty Insider - Ag Market Commentary
Wheat futures gave back most of Monday’s gains on Turnaround Tuesday, with nearby CBT December down 12 cents. KC and MPLS were 4 to 7 cents in the red. The USDA indicated that 342,157 MT of wheat was shipped in the week that ended on 11/8. That was slightly higher than the prior week and 10.85% more than the same week in 2017. Japan is seeking 120,226 MT of US, Canadian and Australian wheat in their weekly MOA tender to close on Thursday, with 50,327 MT US origin. NASS reported winter wheat planting was 89% complete as of Sunday, still lagging the 94% average. Emergence was at 77%, behind the normal pace of 83%. Conditions improved 3% to 54% gd/ex with the Brugler500 up the same at 348.Dec 18 CBOT Wheat closed at $5.07 3/4, down 12 cents,Dec 18 KCBT Wheat closed at $4.86 1/2, down 7 cents,Dec 18 MGEX Wheat closed at $5.78 1/4, down 4 1/4 cents--provided by Brugler Marketing & Management
Corn futures closed 4 to 5 cents lower in the front months on Tuesday. Ethanol was lower in sympathy with a sharp drop in crude oil. Shipments of corn during the week of 11/8 were tallied at 1.137 million metric tonnes (MMT) in this morning’s Export Inspections report. That is well above this time last year but slightly slower than last week. As of Sunday, the US corn crop was 84% harvested, shy of trade estimates and the 87% average. Estimates for Ukrainian corn production continue to rise amid record yield reports. USDA added 2 MMT to their estimate last Thursday at 33.5 MMT. This of course implies further export competition for the US.Dec 18 Corn closed at $3.66 1/2, down 4 3/4 cents,Mar 19 Corn closed at $3.77 3/4, down 4 1/2 cents,May 19 Corn closed at $3.85 3/4, down 4 1/4 centsJul 19 Corn closed at $3.93 1/4, down 4 cents--provided by Brugler Marketing & Management
Soybean futures saw losses of 5 or more cents on Tuesday, excluding soon to expire Nov. Front month soy meal was down $1.70/ton, with soy oil 16 points in the red. A private export sale of 276,732 MT (~10 million bushels) of 18/19 soybeans to unknown destinations was reported by the USDA this morning to no apparent market effect. The weekly Export Inspections report showed shipments for the week of 11/8 totaled 1.302 MMT. That was down 40.5% from the same week last year but 4.6% larger than last week. Of that total, 249,278 MT was shipped to Argentina. The Tuesday afternoon Crop Progress report indicated that harvest progress was 88% complete as of 11/11, vs. the 93% average pace. NOPA’s monthly crush report on Thursday is expected to show 170.026 mbu of soybeans crushed by its members in October, which would be 3.5% larger than last year. Soy oil stocks are seen at 1.521 billion pounds at the end of October according to a wire service survey. Nov 18 Soybeans closed at $8.67 1/4, down 4 1/2 cents,Jan 19 Soybeans closed at $8.78 1/4, down 5 cents,Mar 19 Soybeans closed at $8.91 3/4, down 5 cents,Jul 19 Soybeans closed at $9.18, down 5 1/4 cents,Dec 18 Soybean Meal closed at $303.90, down $1.70,Dec 18 Soybean Oil closed at $27.55, down $0.16--provided by Brugler Marketing & Management