Lots of variation in wheat pricing; Wheat markets quiet with Independence Day; Overall positive new crop outlook across EU; UK barley crop harvest indicating positive yields; Spanish and Russian barley crop also looking positive; China demand driving Argentina soya prices; EU rape production significantly lower; When are a narwhal and a beluga not quite what they seem. When they are a belwhal. 50:50 DNA mix of the two. Find out more.
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Currency continues to have major effect; Political instability from Brexit and internal political unrest; Wheat has traded in narrow range; Less French imports expected; US weather remains key driver; Midwest wettest 12 months on record; USDA report caused some volatility; Ongoing trade dispute between US and China; Maize prices strongly supported feeding through to Soya market; USDA downgrade estimates for soya acreage and yield. The ice cream vans are silent in New York
UK wheat risen steeply over last couple of weeks; Theresa May announcing resignation caused steep weakening of sterling against Euro and dollar; Weather in Midwest US has been wettest on record; Global grain followed US maize upward; Indications positive for wheat crops in Russia, Europe and UK; President Trump fuels trade disruption with 5% tariff against Mexico Exports; North Korea confirm outbreak of African swine fever near border with China
Sterling lower than since February; Firm bounce in new crop wheat prices; Maize planting delayed in US; Lack of clarity on US/China trade discussions; US farmers considering crop insurance pay-outs; Russia predicting good crop volumes; Germany crop predictions higher also; US Soya bean continues to fall due to delayed planting; China increase soya planting; US export below 5 year average whilst South America demand up on back of Trump trade war.
UK feed down over week; Possible renewed move lower; Forecasts of dry weather; Animal feed production down year on year for all species; Currency and Brexit linger as deadlines are extended; Trade deal with China and competition with Russia key factors in US wheat acres; Trade deal also affecting Soya market; How about a mini-me T-rex. Small does not mean gentle…
Currency remains low in wake of Brexit delay; Low trade volume of UK wheat; Technical selling is the only real activity in an otherwise very quiet market; Conditions in the US market remain positive; Wheat production forecasts are up globally although EU estimates remained stable; US set for huge end of year soya stock; African swine fever effect of reducing China's commodity requirement. Chariot racing was as integral to the Romans as Football is to many of us today.
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Trading on May UK wheat contract picked up; The delay to Brexit saw Sterling fall; US wheat continued to experience selling pressure; New wheat crop prices under pressure across Europe; Soya bean markets slid throughout the week; China still the biggest market for US soya beans.
The markets are in indecisive doldrums; Lack of direction politically; Wheat sales are low; Export activity being strong after a slow start; US China trade deal rumoured to be coming to a close; Soya market sees little change; African Swine Fever estimates in China increase; Easter is around the corner.
UK May 19 wheat futures and European wheat markets down; Talk of sanctions on Russia by the US government; Brexit key driver; Employment growth weak; US export sales report; Expectation of US/China deal. Humpty Dumpty - we all know he is an egg don’t we?!
Lack of clarity and direction. Brexit, US shutdown. UK and US Markets remain quiet and at low levels. Russian exports predicted to fall. Soya has a week of two halves with US and China discussions ongoing. Spinning ice has become a local attraction.
Wheat futures slowly trending upwards; News on Brexit awaits; Focus on Russia and politics to provide momentum; G-20 meeting positive steps for US/China trade;Argentina and Brazil export more soya bean despite positive discussion.
Very steady futures; Physical trade remains slow; Brexit centre of news; Snow has arrived in the US; US and China talks planned; Soya prices lifted; What is that fly doing in your beer?
Focus on May futures contract. Brexit continues to dominate minds. Currency volatile. World trade focused on Russia. Russian wheat planting at record levels. Daylight robbery of a different kind. What would the professionals make of it.
Currency effected by USDA and Brexit uncertainty. GBP showed strength. November wheat traded lower. Russian exports slowing month on month. Soya prices remain low. How to bake the perfect pizza!