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ICE canola strengthens ahead of U.S. Thanksgiving

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 22 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were posting small gains Wednesday morning, taking some direction from the advances in Chicago Board of Trade soybeans. U.S. markets will be closed Thursday for Thanksgiving, while Canadian markets will trade normal hours. Thin and choppy activity […] Read more

North American Grains/Oilseed Review – Canola dips due to CDN currency

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, November 21 (CNS Canada) – The ICE Futures Canada canola market recorded mild losses on Tuesday, as strength in the Canadian dollar pointed the way lower. Losses in U.S. soyoil weighed down the market. The front-month January contract ran into some resistance on the charts, according to […] Read more


ICE Canola Dragged Down by Canadian Currency

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, November 21 (CNS) – Canola contracts on the ICE Futures Canada platform were slightly lower at 10:50 CST on Tuesday, weighed down by a higher Canadian dollar. Losses in U.S. soybeans added to the downside. Canola is facing stiff technical resistance, according to a trader in Winnipeg. […] Read more

ICE canola narrowly mixed in choppy trade

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 21 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were chopping around both sides of unchanged Tuesday morning, although the bias turned higher in many months as gains in Chicago Board of Trade soyoil provided support. Solid end user demand from both exporters and domestic crushers, […] Read more


North American Grains/Oilseed Review – Canola drops with veg oil

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, November 20 (CNS Canada) – The ICE Futures Canada canola market suffered losses to start the week, as India’s declaration that it would impose tariffs on vegetable oil imports pointed the way lower. Canola wasn’t the only oilseed affected by the announcement as U.S. soybean, soyoil and […] Read more

ICE Canola Pressured by India’s Proposed Tariffs on Veg Oil

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, November 20 (CNS) – Canola contracts on the ICE Futures Canada platform were lower at 10:35 CST on Monday. The market was being pressured by India’s announcement over the weekend that it planned to raise tariffs on imports of vegetable oil. Losses in the U.S. soy complex […] Read more


ICE Canola Drops Monday Morning

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 20 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were weaker Monday morning, taking some direction from the Chicago Board of Trade soy complex. Chart-based speculative selling contributed to the declines, as the January contract backed away from resistance around the C$520 per tonne level. However, […] Read more

North American/Grain Oilseed Review: Canola follows soybeans higher

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Nov. 17 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were stronger on Friday, finding some spillover support from a rally in Chicago Board of Trade soybeans. Solid end user demand, bullish technical signals, and a weaker tone in the Canadian dollar all contributed to the gains […] Read more


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Snow didn’t dampen cattle volumes

The fall cattle run is still in full swing to the delight of the sector

The first real snow of the season wasn’t enough to put a damper on the Manitoba cattle markets during the week ended November 10, with good volumes and solid prices reported across the province. “It’s certainly nice to have not only a stronger market, but a steady market,” said Allan Munroe, of the Killarney Auction […] Read more


ICE Canola Holding Onto Small Gains At Midday

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 17 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were holding onto small gains at midday Friday, taking some direction from Chicago Board of Trade soybeans. A weaker tone in the Canadian dollar, which was down by about a third of a cent relative to its […] Read more