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  • GRAINS-Wheat falls for 3rd day, faces biggest monthly drop since July

    * Wheat down almost 6% in Feb, corn nearly 4% lower. * Coronavirus pandemic fears drag down global markets. By Naveen Thukral. Chicago wheat slid for a third consecutive session on Friday, on track for its biggest monthly drop since July, as a spike in new coronavirus cases beyond China fuelled fears of a pandemic.

  • China Shanghai Rubber Futures Closing Prices, Volume

    Friday, February 28 2020 Natural Rubber Turnover: 423,035 lots Open High Low Settle Prev. Change Vol Open Settle Interest Mar-20 10,855 10,855 10,550 10,745 11,180 -435 3 51 Apr-20--- 11,175 11,175 0 0 39 May-20 11,100 11,100 10,535 10,800 11,315 -515 316,663 142,518 Jun-20 11,075 11,155 10,695 10,855 11,390 -535 14 46 Jul-20 11,215 11,225 10,755 11,015 11,465 -450 17 34 Aug-20--- 11,100 11,550 -450 0 20 Sep-20 11,260 11,360 10,810 11,080 11,585 -505 101,486 78,103 Oct-20 11,265...

  • GRAINS-Wheat set for biggest monthly drop in 7 amid pandemic fears

    U.S. wheat futures on Friday fell to their lowest in two-and-a-half months, as a rise in new coronavirus cases on shores beyond China fuelled fears of a pandemic, pushing the grain towards its biggest monthly drop since last July. FUNDAMENTALS. * The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade dropped 5.1% so far this month, set for their biggest monthly slide since July 2019.

  • CME Group to raise hog futures trading limits as pig virus fuels volatility

    CME Group Inc (CME) said on Thursday it plans to increase the daily trading limits for its lean hog futures in April and then adjust them annually because of heightened volatility linked to the outbreak of a fatal pig disease in China.

  • GRAIN HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Soybean Futures Rise as Market Digests Coronavirus Worries. Soybeans for May delivery eked out a 0.3% gain to $8.95 a bushel on the Chicago Board of Trade on Thursday, helped by moves in Argentina to curb exports. Wheat for May delivery fell 1.5% to $5.27 1/ 2 a bushel.

  • LIVESTOCK HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Sanderson Farms Reports Loss Amid Weaker Prices for Boneless Chicken Breasts. Sanderson Farms Inc. reported a wider loss for its latest quarter. Sanderson on Thursday reported a loss of $38.6 million, or $1.76 per share, for the quarter that ended Jan. 31, compared with a loss of $17.8 million, or $0.82 per share, the year earlier.

  • Coronavirus could make your almond milk cheaper in the U.S.

    China is the No. 2 buyer of American almonds, but with ports closed, inventory could pile up. The spread of the novel coronavirus across China has slowed shipments into Chinese ports-- and that could soon make products like almond milk cheaper for U.S. consumers, experts told MarketWatch. As the second-biggest buyer of California almonds, China purchased more than 100 million pounds last year.

  • Cocoa traders agree to sell beans to Ivorian exporters facing default - sources

    Multinational cocoa exporters operating in Ivory Coast have agreed to sell their domestic counterparts 60,000 of the 150,000 tonnes the Ivorian companies say they need to avoid default, three sources involved in the talks said on Thursday.

  • Rainforest Alliance to bolster cocoa certification programme after blunders

    The Rainforest Alliance said it was strengthening its cocoa certification programme after its Utz scheme came under fire last year for auditing lapses that resulted in it certifying cocoa farmed by children or grown in protected forests.

  • Cargill bans international travel for staff amid coronavirus outbreak

    International grains trader and processor Cargill Inc has banned all non-essential travel for its employees for the next two weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak, company spokeswoman April Nelson told Reuters on Thursday. Cargill, the largest private U.S. company, said any essential international travel would need approval from a member of the company's executive team, she said.

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