China/U.S. trade war roils ag markets

Winnipeg (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were stronger on Wednesday, as an escalating trade dispute between China and the United States could open the door for more Canadian business. Responding to U.S. threats, China announced proposed tariffs of its own on a wide range of U.S. imports overnight – including soybeans. While […] Read more

Canola ends day stronger

Winnipeg (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were stronger on Tuesday, finding some support from advances in Chicago Board of Trade soyoil. Bullish chart-signals contributed to the gains, although canola ran into some resistance to the upside as values neared their best levels of the past month. The Canadian dollar was also stronger […] Read more

Canola firms, while beans fall

Winnipeg (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were stronger on Monday, as supportive chart signals and improving crush margins kept both processors and speculators on the buy side to start the week. Advances in Chicago Board of Trade soyoil and weakness in the Canadian dollar were both supportive for crush margins. Recent activity […] Read more


Canola ends mixed, soy down

Winnipeg (CNS Canada) – The ICE Futures Canada canola complex ended mixed on Tuesday, with the nearby May contract propped up by the Canadian currency while the more-deferred contracts sank in sympathy with U.S soybeans. Farmer hedges were a feature of the day’s activity and put pressure on prices, according to a trader in Winnipeg. […] Read more

Canola settles with small gains

Winnipeg (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts held onto small gains on Friday, seeing some follow-through buying to end the week as supportive technical signals kept speculators on the buy side. Weakness in the Canadian dollar accounted for much of the strength in the futures, as the declining currency made exports more attractive […] Read more


Grain/Oilseed Review: Canola mixed after choppy day

Winnipeg (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were narrowly mixed at Tuesday’s close, after bouncing around both sides of unchanged in choppy activity. Gains in Chicago Board of Trade soybeans and weakness in the Canadian dollar provided support for most of the day, with fund buying also underpinning the futures as speculators built […] Read more

Canola mixed at close

Winnipeg (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were narrowly mixed at Tuesday’s close, backing away from earlier gains in the final minutes of trade. Gains in Chicago Board of Trade soybeans and soymeal futures provided spillover support for most of the day. Declining production prospects out of Argentina were especially supportive for CBOT […] Read more

Canola hits two-month highs

Winnipeg (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts posted solid gains on Monday, taking some direction from a rally in Chicago Board of Trade soybeans. South American weather concerns provided the catalyst for the gains in beans, which spilled into the canola market. Chart-based buying contributed to the strength in canola with some stops […] Read more


1-million increase in canola acres predicted

Winnipeg (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were weaker on Friday, although activity was thin and choppy with spillover selling from the losses in Chicago soybeans countered by strength in soyoil. A forecast from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada predicting a one million acre increase in canola area in 2018 compared to 2017 added […] Read more

Canola hits two-week highs

Winnipeg (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were stronger on Friday, settling at their highest levels in two weeks as the market saw a continued bounce off of the nearby lows hit on Wednesday. Gains in Chicago Board of Trade soybeans and weakness in the Canadian dollar were supportive A lack of significant […] Read more