Commodities - Americas

US Cash Soymeal-Basis firms in eastern Midwest, weaker in west

US Cash Soymeal-Basis firms in eastern Midwest, weaker in west

Basis offers softened at the Chicago rail market on increased soymeal offerings, one broker said, and the basis also weakened at several Iowa truck...

CBOT soybeans rise to one-week high; soymeal, soyoil firm

CBOT soybeans rise to one-week high; soymeal, soyoil firm

A weakening US dollar and strengthening Brazilian real made US soybeans more attractive to overseas buyers. The benchmark Chicago Board of Trade July soybean...

US soy slips as traders await China deals; corn, wheat rise

US soy slips as traders await China deals; corn, wheat rise

"Some of the market is getting a little disappointed that we are not seeing more purchases," said Dan O'Bryan. Corn futures rose on short-covering...

Wheat down 2-4 cents, corn up 1-3 cents, soy up 6-8 cents

Wheat down 2-4 cents, corn up 1-3 cents, soy up 6-8 cents

On a continuous basis, the most-active soft red winter wheat contract hit a two-month low during the overnight trading session. Corn futures rising on...

Raw sugar rallies as oil jumps; cocoa and coffee fall

Raw sugar rallies as oil jumps; cocoa and coffee fall

August white sugar rose $4.40, or 1.2%, to $363.60 a tonne as supply tightness persists, with healthy refining premiums tempting refiners to process more...

Soybeans fall on renewed US-China trade tensions

Soybeans fall on renewed US-China trade tensions

Corn and wheat also fall on heightened trade tensions Demand closely monitored as lockdowns begin to be lifted Much of Europe shut for Labour...

Fitch downgrades Pemex for second time this month

Fitch downgrades Pemex for second time this month

Fitch last downgraded Pemex just two weeks ago, putting it deeper into "junk" territory at BB. Fitch noted that Pemex's rating is three notches...

Gold rally loses steam as Trump plans to reopen U.S. economy

Gold rally loses steam as Trump plans to reopen U.S. economy

Also lifting risk sentiment, a report detailed encouraging data from trials of U.S. drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc's experimental drug remdesivir in severe COVID-19 patients. ...

Gold rises 1pc as central bank stimulus fuels investor interest

Gold rises 1pc as central bank stimulus fuels investor interest

Spot gold was up 1.2pc at $1,735.55 per ounce by 1207 GMT, holding near a more than seven-year high hit earlier this week. U.S....

Gold falls 1pc as dollar rises, investors book profits

Gold falls 1pc as dollar rises, investors book profits

Gold tends to benefit from widespread stimulus measures from central banks, as it is often seen as a hedge against inflation and currency debasement. ...

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