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North American Grain/Oilseed Review: Canola gains ground

By Glen Hallick, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, July 9 (MarketsFarm) – Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Futures canola contracts were stronger on Tuesday, in a light volume of activity. One trader commented there was nothing big going on, but spreaders were likely pushing up prices. An analyst said it was a crazy day of trading. Parts of Manitoba and […] Read more

ICE canola midday: Spreaders pushing up prices

By Glen Hallick, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, July 9 (MarketsFarm) – ICE Futures canola contracts were stronger at midday Tuesday, in a light volume of trading. “It’s just some spreaders pushing canola a little bit,” said a Winnipeg-based trader, noting there’s nothing big going on in the market. He said the United States markets were “jittery and […] Read more


ICE canola continues higher

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, July 9 (MarketsFarm) – The ICE Futures canola market was stronger Tuesday morning, seeing some follow-through buying interest after Monday’s recovery off of contract lows. Ideas that recent losses were overdone contributed to the gains, with chart-based buying a feature. Persistent weather concerns in parts of Western Canada were also […] Read more

North American Grain/Oilseed Review: Canola corrects higher

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, MarketsFarm Winnipeg, July 8 (MarketsFarm) – The ICE Futures canola market was stronger on Monday, recovering from last week’s losses as speculators covered some of their large net-short positions. Gains in Chicago soybeans and soyoil provided some spillover support for canola, with a slightly weaker tone in the Canadian dollar also underpinning […] Read more


Canola steady at midday, watching weather

WINNIPEG – ICE Futures canola contracts were holding within fifty cents of unchanged in the most active months at midday Monday, lacking any clear direction as traders digested the latest North American weather news. “It’s pretty quiet here,” said a Winnipeg-based trader, adding that participants were just watching the weather and waiting for some fresh […] Read more

ICE canola steady to start week

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, July 8 (MarketsFarm) – ICE Futures canola contracts were holding near unchanged Monday morning, seeing some consolidation to start the week after Friday’s drop to fresh lows. Ideas that recent losses were overdone accounted for some of the buying interest. Early gains in Chicago Board of Trade soybeans also provided […] Read more


North American Grain/Oilseed Review: Canola drops to new lows

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, MarketsFarm Winnipeg, July 5 (MarketsFarm) – The ICE Futures canola market was weaker on Friday, hitting fresh contract lows as a move below nearby chart support triggered additional fund selling. Ongoing concerns over Chinese demand added to the softer tone. The losses were likely exaggerated by thinner volumes, with many participants still […] Read more

Canola weakens at midday, nearing major chart support

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, July 5 (MarketsFarm) – ICE Futures canola contracts were weaker at midday Friday, as losses in the Chicago Board of Trade soybeans weighed on values. Chart-based speculative selling was a feature, with the November contract trading right above major technical support. Improving moisture conditions in parts of Western Canada also […] Read more


ICE canola continues lower Friday morning

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, July 5 (MarketsFarm) – ICE Futures canola contracts were weaker Friday morning, seeing some follow-through selling after Thursday’s declines as the nearby technical bias has shifted to the downside. Early losses in the Chicago Board of Trade soy complex, as activity resumes in the United States markets after the Independence […] Read more