GRAIN HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories Of The Day
First Published Monday, 30th April 2012 01:33 pm - © 2012 Dow Jones
Grain futures traded on Globex overnight were lower at 12:45 GMT Monday.
Last Change High Low Volume
Jul Corn $6.27 +1 1/2 6.31 1/2 6.24 11,665
Jul Wheat $6.42 1/2 -7 1/2 6.51 1/2 6.40 1/2 7,687
Jul Soybeans $14.86 3/4 -6 3/4 14.98 1/4 14.284 12,004
Jul Soymeal $427.7 -0.7 430.0 425.8 5,411
May Soyoil $55.23 -0.30 55.66 55.20 8,501
AgRural Trims Brazil 2011-12 Soybean View 0.7% To 66.24M Tons
SAO PAULO (Dow Jones)--Commodities consultancy AgRural on Monday trimmed its estimate for Brazil's 2011-12 soybean crop by 0.7% from last month to 66.24 million metric tons, as dry weather in northeastern Bahia state added to drought-related losses elsewhere.
STORIES OF INTEREST:
USDA Says 220,000 Tons Of Soybeans Sold To China In 2012-13
WASHINGTON, (Dow Jones)--Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture export sales of 220,000 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to China during the 2012-2013 marketing year, the USDA said Monday.
Saudi Arabia Completes Purchase Of 450,000 Tons Of Hard Wheat
RIYADH (Zawya Dow Jones)--Saudi Arabia has completed its purchase of 450,000 tons of hard wheat for delivery from July to September, the government board for grain supply said on Sunday.
Strong Demand,Tight Supply Views Seen Limiting Corn, Soy Delivery Intentions
CHICAGO (Dow Jones)--Deliveries against Chicago Board of Trade May corn and soybean futures contracts on first-notice day Monday are expected to remain light in an environment where strong demand is keeping supplies tight.