* Soybeans hit near two-week low on Monday * Corn firms, wheat falls By Colin Packham SYDNEY, Nov 20 (Reuters) - U.S. soybean futures edged higher on Tuesday, rebounding from a near two-week low touched in the previous session, though gains were checked amid fears of a prolonged U.S.-China trade war. Corn edged higher, rebounding from a near one-month low, while wheat fell. The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were up 0.1 percent to $8.74-1/2 a bushel, as of 0438 GMT, after closing down 2.1 percent on Monday when prices
SYDNEY, Nov 20 (Reuters) - U.S. soybean futures edged higher on Tuesday, rebounding from a near two-week low touched in the previous session, though gains were checked amid fears of a prolonged trade war between the United States and China. FUNDAMENTALS * The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were up 0.1 percent to $8.74-1/4 a bushel, as of 0137 GMT, having closed down 2.1 percent on Monday when prices hit a low of $8.71-1/4 a bushel - the lowest since Nov. 8.
TOKYO, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Japan's use of corn in animal feed rose to 48.0 percent in September from a year earlier, preliminary data from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries showed on Tuesday. Below is a table based on preliminary data from the farm ministry for Japan's compound feed shipments in tonnes and each grain's percentage share in feed production: Sep-2018 Aug-2018 Sep-2017 Total Shipments 1,852,276 1,949,758 1,927,698 Main Ingredients
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By Jane Chung and Yuka Obayashi
SEOUL/TOKYO, Nov 20 (Reuters) - South Korean shipyards have boxed out their Japanese rivals from the market for building large ships carrying liquefied natural gas (LNG), winning all of the orders for the next three years worth more than $9 billion.
By Michael Hirtzer CHICAGO, Nov 19 (Reuters) - U.S. lean hog futures rose to life-of-contract highs on Monday, extending steep gains from last week on optimism for robust exports of American pork due to the worsening African swine fever virus outbreak in China, traders said. China, the top world hog producer and pork consumer, has culled its swine herd as the highly contagious virus has spread. An outbreak was reported on Friday in Sichuan province, the country's leading pig-herding region. Data released on Friday by the U.S. Department of
Nov 19 (Reuters) - Closing Canola Average Prices (per tonne, in Canadian dollars) as of Nov. 19, 2018: Region Nov. 19 Nov. 16 Nov. 15 Peace 432.18 435.78 437.41 North Alta 441.71 445.32 446.95 South Alta 448.71 452.36 453.89 (Bengaluru Commodities desk)
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By Mark Weinraub
CHICAGO, Nov 19 (Reuters) - U.S. soybean futures fell 2.1 percent on Monday, hitting their lowest since Nov. 8, as a lack of consensus at a meeting of Asia-Pacific leaders cooled hopes of Washington and Beijing resolving a trade dispute that has disrupted U.S. soybean exports to China.
Wheat prices also fell sharply, shedding 1.7 percent as investors continued to wait for an upturn in U.S. exports that has been widely expected due to reduced supplies in other exporting countries.