Higher farm markets seen for Wednesday
On Wednesday, the CME Group's corn, soybean and wheat markets are expected to start higher.
The early calls for the commodities on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, are higher. Corn is seen opening 1-2 cents higher, soybeans 3-5 cents higher, and wheat 1-2 cents higher.
In overnight trading, the Dec. corn futures traded 2 cents higher at $4.45 per bushel. The Nov. soybean futures traded 5 cents higher at $12.71. The Dec. wheat futures contract traded 1 cent higher at $6.86. For Dec. soybean meal futures, the contract traded $0.70 per short ton higher at $403.10; Dec. soybean oil futures traded $0.36 higher at $41.02.
The outside markets are favorable for Wednesday's grain trade. The real factors driving the calls will be the higher overnight markets.