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Agricharts Market Commentary
Wheat futures posted gains of 7 to 9 cents in most contracts on Thursday. The weekly Export Sales report from FAS showed all wheat export sales falling in the middle of most trade estimates at 300,033 MT for the week of 7/12. That is less than half of the totaled reported for this week last year, but a 120% jump from last week. A sale of 30,000 MT to Argentina was reported in error according to the USDA and will be corrected next week. Actual exports picked back up a bit at 434,660 MT, still 8.55% behind last year but 52% above last week. Japan’s MOA purchased 57,914 MT of US wheat in their weekly tender on Thursday.Sep 18 CBOT Wheat closed at $5.04 1/4, up 9 3/4 cents,Sep 18 KCBT Wheat closed at $4.96 1/2, up 8 3/4 cents,Sep 18 MGEX Wheat closed at $5.36 3/4, up 8 3/4 cents
Soybean futures closed 3 to 4 cents higher in the nearby contracts. Nearby soy meal was up 60 cents/ton, with soy oil 24 points lower. The USDA reported that 252,313 MT of old crop soybeans were sold for export during the week of 7/12. That was on the lower end of estimates but a 59.1% jump from the July 4th holiday week. New crop sales exceeded expectations at 613,350 MT, well above last week. Sales of 433,000 MT were shown to unknown, with 120,000 MT to Argentina. Export shipments were tallied at 605,182 MT, 69.1% above a year ago, as 119,800 MT went to Mexico. Soy meal sales totaled 221,997 MT, with 131,000 MT for 17/18. Soy oil saw sales of 20,126 MT, with 10,926 MT for 2017/18.Aug 18 Soybeans closed at $8.46, up 3 3/4 cents,Sep 18 Soybeans closed at $8.52, up 4 cents,Nov 18 Soybeans closed at $8.61 1/2, up 3 3/4 cents,Mar 19 Soybeans closed at $8.80 3/4, up 3 1/2 cents,Aug 18 Soybean Meal closed at $328.80, up $0.60,Aug 18 Soybean Oil closed at $27.83, down $0.24
Corn futures saw 2 to 4 cent gains in most contracts on Thursday, closing higher for the fourth day straight. This morning’s FAS export report indicated that 640,997 MT of old crop corn was sold in the week that ended on 7/12, with 774,488 MT for new crop. Those were both well ahead of estimates, and the total sales number was more than twice as large as last year at this time. A sale of 80,000 MT to Argentina was an error according to the USDA and will be corrected in next week’s report. Shipments in that week were 1.293 MMT, up 46.85% from this week last year but down 7.4% from last week. The main destination was Mexico at 335,700 MT, with 211,400 MT headed to Japan. The Buenos Aires Grain Exchange trimmed their Argentine corn crop estimate by 1 MMT to 31 MMT.Sep 18 Corn closed at $3.51 1/4, up 4 cents,Dec 18 Corn closed at $3.65, up 4 cents,Mar 19 Corn closed at $3.76 1/2, up 3 3/4 centsMay 19 Corn closed at $3.82 3/4, up 3 1/2 cents