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ICE weekly outlook: Rangebound canola looks for bounce

MarketsFarm — ICE Futures canola contracts moved lower during the week ended Wednesday but remain rangebound overall, as market participants continued to await a clearer picture on the size of the 2019 crop. “The overall grain and oilseed complex still feels heavily weighted, but I’m hoping for at least a short-term bounce,” said Mike Jubinville […] Read more

Bearish bets decline in canola

MarketsFarm — While speculators were increasing bearish bets for Chicago soybeans and corn during the week ended Tuesday, canola traders were taking back some of their large net short positions. According to the latest commitment of traders (CoT) report from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the net managed money short position in canola […] Read more


ICE weekly outlook: Canola trade’s eyes on StatsCan report

MarketsFarm — Although Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) released its production forecast Wednesday, markets are focused on next week’s production report from Statistics Canada — a survey-based report which should provide a clearer picture of what’s to come. AAFC’s August report kept the canola production estimate at July’s 18.575 million tonnes. “Maybe we’ll see if […] Read more



ICE weekly outlook: Canola watching pre-harvest weather

MarketsFarm — ICE canola futures held rangebound during the week ended Wednesday, with uncertainty over new-crop production likely to keep some caution in the market over the next few weeks. “Canola is very attractively priced right now,” said Ken Ball of PI Financial in Winnipeg, noting crush margins have improved significantly in recent weeks to […] Read more