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Klassen: Stronger demand supports feeder market

Western Canadian feeder cattle markets jumped $2-$5 last week, after adverse weather caused buyers to shy away earlier in October. Major feedlot operators were very aggressive on quality yearling packages and heavier weaned vaccinated calves. Many operations have limited ownership at this time of year because wet, cold weather conditions delayed purchases. The market appeared […] Read more

Grain firms Andersons, Lansing to merge

The two U.S. grain firms that jointly own Ontario grain handler and processor Thompsons Ltd. are taking their relationship to the next level. Ohio-based grain handling and processing firm The Andersons, Inc. announced Monday it has signed a deal with Lansing Trade Group (LTG) for the remaining 67.5 per cent of LTG it doesn’t already […] Read more











Canola funds bail out of short positions

CNS Canada –– Large speculative traders bailed out of short positions in canola and picked up some new longs during the week ended Tuesday, cutting their net short position sharply, according to the latest commitment of traders (CoT) report from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Managed money and other reportable speculators reduced their […] Read more

Global Markets: Jean loses Francophonie bid

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Oct. 12 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Former Canadian Governor General Michaëlle Jean has lost her bid for a second term as secretary general of la Francophonie. Member nations of the international organization of French speaking […] Read more