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ICE weekly outlook: Canola faces supply questions

CNS Canada — ICE Futures Canada canola contracts moved higher during the week ended Wednesday, as persistent weather problems in Western Canada and gains in world vegetable oil markets provided support. “The most important variable for the canola market is trends in the global vegetable oil markets,” said Mike Jubinville of ProFarmer Canada, noting tight […] Read more



U.S. grains: Soybeans rise on technical buying

Reuters — U.S. soybeans rose on Monday for a third straight session, boosted by strength in vegetable oil markets and technical buying. Corn turned higher on chart-based buying and Chicago wheat finished mixed, held in check by an ongoing disruption in Egyptian wheat imports. Chicago November soybean futures climbed 6-1/2 cents, or 0.8 per cent, […] Read more

New Zealand farm firm bans use of palm in feed

Wellington | Reuters — New Zealand farm company Landcorp said Monday it would ban its farmers from using palm kernel expeller (PKE), a feed supplement used for cows that environmentalists have linked to rainforest destruction. The state-owned company, which runs 140 farms, said it would end the use of the feed by June 2017 to […] Read more


ICE weekly outlook: Canola establishes range

CNS Canada –– ICE Futures Canada canola suffered small losses during the week ended Wednesday, with both the July and November contracts chopping around the $520 per tonne mark. Losses in the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) soy complex weighed on canola. However, it lagged the U.S. market while receiving support from declines in the […] Read more






ICE weekly outlook: Canola watching acreage numbers

CNS Canada — ICE Futures Canada canola contracts rose during the week ended Wednesday, as strong advances in U.S. soy overpowered resistance cast on the market by the stronger Canadian dollar. The canola market “was able to get some support from the soy action but the Canadian dollar has taken most of it away… it’s […] Read more

ICE weekly outlook: Canola ebbs, flows in wide range

CNS Canada –– ICE Futures Canada canola contracts have moved steadily higher over the past month, but the market remains rangebound overall. “There are underlying supportive influences for canola, but it still comes down to the bigger trends in vegetable oils and oilseeds competing internationally,” said Mike Jubinville of ProFarmer Canada, adding that “there’s a […] Read more