Market Commentary 22 Jul 2024
Wheat Commentary
8 hours ago
US wheat futures were mixed on Monday July 22, with market participants continuing to focus on global harvest progress, especially in the US, Russia and Europe.
Corn Commentary
8 hours ago
US corn futures rose on Monday July 22 amid overall dry weather forecast for the Midwest growing region.
Soybean Commentary
7 hours ago
Soybean futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange started the week of Monday July 22 with double-digit gains, with the market examining US president Joe Biden’s decision to pull out of the election race, along with forecasts of warm weather and limited rain for US producing areas.
Vegoils Commentary
8 hours ago
Crude palm oil (CPO) futures in Malaysia rose on Monday July 22, for the fifth consecutive session, due to higher related vegoil futures and higher export figures while futures across the soybean complex in Chicago soared.

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Market Commentary 19 Jul 2024
Wheat Commentary
19 Jul 2024
US and European wheat prices rose on Friday July 19, with recent price declines helping to spur a flurry of purchases, supported by increasing concerns about crop conditions in France and Russia.
Corn Commentary
19 Jul 2024
US corn futures on Friday July 19 were supported by tactical buying, crop concerns in Ukraine and France, and spilled-over strength from the wheat market.
Soybean Commentary
19 Jul 2024
Soybean futures ended the week lower after starting the day with gains on the back of the uptrend in wheat, with a positive weather forecast for the US keeping ample supply of American beans on the radar.
Vegoils Commentary
19 Jul 2024
Concerns around crop losses in key producing areas continued to support rapeoil and sunoil prices across regions, while Malaysian CPO futures ended the week in positive territory.
Market Commentary 18 Jul 2024
Wheat Commentary
18 Jul 2024
US and European wheat futures were mixed on Thursday July 18, with market participants saying that recent price declines have spurred a flurry of tenders.
Corn Commentary
18 Jul 2024
US corn futures moved down on Thursday July 18 on overall good corn crop conditions; drought conditions improved for corn in the week to July 16, with 5% of corn production areas experiencing drought, down from the previous week’s 7%, the US Drought Monitor reported on July 18.
Soybean Commentary
18 Jul 2024
Soybean futures rose for the third consecutive session on Thursday July 18, boosted by a new US flash sale report from the US Department of Agriculture and bargain buying, with additional support coming from soyoil gains.
Vegoils Commentary
18 Jul 2024
Vegoils prices were flat to up across most regions and commodities on Thursday July 18, with Chinese rapeoil and European sunoil continuing to rise, while Malaysian CPO was broadly unchanged and Chicago soyoil rebounded somewhat.
Market Commentary 17 Jul 2024
Wheat Commentary
17 Jul 2024
US and European wheat futures rebounded on Wednesday July 17 with investors returning to the market amid speculation that recent price declines would spur bargain buying.
Corn Commentary
17 Jul 2024
US corn futures trended higher on Wednesday July 17 due to ongoing tactical buying and increased export interest amid a weaker dollar.
Soybean Commentary
17 Jul 2024
Soybean futures were slightly down on Wednesday July 17, pressured by soyoil losses, despite support from external markets and soymeal.
Vegoils Commentary
17 Jul 2024
Crude palm oil (CPO) futures were mixed at the close of trading on Wednesday July 17, with strength in related vegoils and healthy exports continuing to support prices.
Market Commentary 16 Jul 2024
Wheat Commentary
16 Jul 2024
US and European wheat futures were little changed on Tuesday July 16 after touching fresh multi-month lows on evidence that ample global supply will weigh on prices in the months ahead.
Corn Commentary
16 Jul 2024
US corn futures rose on Tuesday July 16 on bargain buying following declines reported the previous day and some weather support from a cold front, which brought showers and thunderstorms to parts of the Midwest.
Soybean Commentary
16 Jul 2024
Soybean futures rebounded on Tuesday July 16 after the USDA’s crop condition report showed no improvements to the US soybean crop that were expected by market participants; futures moved up on bargain buying as well.
Vegoils Commentary
16 Jul 2024
Crude palm oil (CPO) futures in Malaysia rebounded from the previous day’s losses to close higher on Tuesday July 16, tracking strength in related vegoils while bargain buying also helped to support prices.
Market Commentary 15 Jul 2024
Wheat Commentary
15 Jul 2024
US and European wheat futures declined to multi-month lows on Monday July 15 while the market continued to digest an influential USDA report that pointed to rising global production and ample stockpiles.
Corn Commentary
15 Jul 2024
US corn futures moved lower on Monday July 15, with the latest Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) report showing the highest corn net short position in data going back 355 weeks, despite lower-than-expected domestic new crop ending stocks reported late last week by the USDA.
Soybean Commentary
15 Jul 2024
Soybean futures collapsed on Monday July 15, setting new contract lows for multiple months amid ample offers and low demand in the US. It is the second time this month futures have hit their lowest levels.
Vegoils Commentary
15 Jul 2024
Crude palm oil (CPO) futures slipped on Monday July 15, tracking weakness in related vegoils.
Market Commentary 12 Jul 2024
Wheat Commentary
12 Jul 2024
Global wheat prices dropped sharply on Friday July 12 after the USDA increased its US and global production and ending stocks projections for 2024/25 in the influential World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report.
Corn Commentary
12 Jul 2024
US corn futures were mixed but overall had support on Friday July 12, with market participants weighing lower-than-expected domestic new crop ending stocks, against overall-higher global production and ending stocks.
Soybean Commentary
12 Jul 2024
Soybean futures were down on Friday July 12 following the USDA’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) release, with low demand and ample supply continuing to put pressure on futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
Vegoils Commentary
12 Jul 2024
Crude palm oil (CPO) futures in Malaysia dipped on Friday July 12 when healthy supply damped buying sentiment despite higher Chinese vegoil futures.