Corn, soybeans ends mostly lower
DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)--With a narrow trading range, the CME Group's corn, soybean and wheat markets close mostly lower Friday.
The Sept. futures corn contract settled 4 cents lower at $4.92. New-crop Dec. corn futures finished 3 cents lower at $4.76. The Aug. soybean futures contract finished 6 cents lower at $13.49, new-crop Nov. soybeans closed 5 cents higher at $12.28. Sept. wheat futures finished 1 cent higher at $6.50 per bushel. The Dec. soymeal futures closed $4.40 per short ton higher at $369.90. The Dec. soyoil futures finished $0.12 lower at $43.73.
In the outside markets, the NYMEX crude oil is $0.64 per barrel lower, the dollar is lower and the Dow Jones Industrials are 54 points lower.