Commodities - Americas

Arabica coffee sets 7-month low as supplies seen growing

Arabica coffee sets 7-month low as supplies seen growing

July arabica coffee settled down 2.8 cents, or 2.8%, at 96.3 cents per lb, a seven-month low. July raw sugar settled up 11 cents,...

US wheat futures rise on hot, dry weather outlook

US wheat futures rise on hot, dry weather outlook

The benchmark Chicago Board of Trade July soft red winter wheat contract gained 6-1/4 cents to $5.20-3/4 a bushel. The most active CBOT wheat...

CBOT corn retreats on US-China tensions

CBOT corn retreats on US-China tensions

The benchmark July corn contract fell 1-3/4 cents to $3.25-3/4 a bushel. For the week, the most active corn contract gained 2.3%, the crop's...

Gold pares gains as equities firm; US-China rift lends support

Gold pares gains as equities firm; US-China rift lends support

US jobless claims total 2.123 million for week ended May 23 SPDR gold holdings at seven-year peak For an interactive graphic tracking the global...

Corn, wheat rally as weather, dollar spark short covering

Corn, wheat rally as weather, dollar spark short covering

Hot, dry forecast for parts of the US farm belt Big fund net short position in grains fuels short covering Hong Kong row tempered...

Raw sugar short bet on ICE futures trimmed by half, says CFTC

Raw sugar short bet on ICE futures trimmed by half, says CFTC

Raw sugar futures' prices have risen recently along with crude oil. Greater fuel demand could lead Brazilian sugar and ethanol plants to produce more...

Gold firms as escalating US-China tensions bolster demand

Gold firms as escalating US-China tensions bolster demand

US-China tensions over Hong Kong unnerve stock markets Palladium on track for biggest weekly gain since March Physical gold demand ticks up in Asian...

CBOT soybeans drop as crop prospects rise

CBOT soybeans drop as crop prospects rise

The benchmark CBOT July soybean futures contract closed above its session lows after finding support at the low end of its 20-day Bollinger range. ...

US wheat falls ahead of holiday weekend

US wheat falls ahead of holiday weekend

Investors were looking to take some risk out of the market ahead of the US Memorial Day holiday, traders said. The benchmark CBOT July...

Gold regains footing as U.S.-China tensions flare

Gold regains footing as U.S.-China tensions flare

After declining 1.4pc on Thursday, spot gold rose 0.5pc at $1,734.27 per ounce by 0747 GMT. U.S. gold futures climbed 0.9pc to $1,737. Bullion...

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