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U.S. grains: Corn higher on wet weather forecast

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. corn futures rose about one per cent on Friday as wet weather forecast for the Midwest crop belt prompted short-covering, analysts said, while soybeans fell to multi-month lows. Wheat futures firmed slightly but still recorded a weekly decline as ample global supplies anchored the market. Chicago Board of Trade July […] Read more

Russian agricultural firms raided over suspected tax evasion

Moscow | Reuters — Meat producer Cherkizovo and farming conglomerate Rusagro were among agricultural firms across Russia targeted in a sweeping investigation into suspected tax evasion on Wednesday. The Tax Service said so far five potential breaches had been uncovered in inspections carried out with the Federal Security Service (FSB) at agricultural holdings across 13 […] Read more

U.S. grains: Soy edges higher after China sales

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures edged higher on Wednesday as the government confirmed more soy purchases by China, but the market remained largely static as traders waited for a raft of U.S. crop data due on Friday, some of it delayed by the government shutdown. Corn futures eased for the first time in […] Read more