ICE canola climbing higher with soy

By Ashley Robinson, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 17, 2018 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were stronger at midday Thursday, supported by a weaker Canadian dollar. Chicago Board of Trade soybean, oil and meal contracts are all stronger finding support from news out of Brazil that little rain continues to fall there. […] Read more

Global Markets: Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso found dead

By Commodity News Services Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 17 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The Canadian man kidnapped in Burkina Faso on Tuesday has been found dead. The body of Kirk Woodman, an employee of the Vancouver-based Progress Minerals, was discovered on Wednesday […] Read more

ICE canola continues higher early Thursday

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 17 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were stronger Thursday morning, seeing some follow-through speculative buying interest after Wednesday’s correction off of major chart support. Gains in Chicago Board of Trade soybeans, a weaker tone in the Canadian dollar, and a lack of significant farmer […] Read more


Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook: Loonie down with oil

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, Jan. 17, 2018 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was weaker Thursday morning, dragged down by a drop in the price of oil. At 8:46 CST Thursday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7511 or C$1.3302, which compares with Wednesday’s North American close of US$0.7548 or C$1.3248. Oil […] Read more

Canadian Financial Close: Canadian dollar rises with TSX

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 16 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was up at market close Wednesday day along with the Toronto Stock Exchange. The dollar finished the day at US$0.7548 or US$1=C$1.3248, which compares with Tuesday’s close of US$0.7538 or C$1.3266. The S&P/TSX Composite Index closed Wednesday at 15,111.26 up by […] Read more


North American Grains and Oilseeds Review: China situation has traders weary

By Ashley Robinson, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Jan. 16 (CNS Canada) – The ICE Futures canola contacts finished the day stronger, bouncing back from Tuesday’s losses. Chicago Board of Trade soybean contracts were mixed, oil contracts were slightly weaker and meal contracts stronger. The soy complex had been stronger earlier in the day, but […] Read more

ICE canola stronger at midday

By Ashley Robinson, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 16, 2018 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts continued to recover at midday Wednesday, following the last few days of losses. The March contract broke below the C$480 per tonne mark earlier in the week and found support at the C$475 per tonne mark Tuesday. […] Read more



ICE canola correcting higher early Wednesday

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Jan. 16 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were posting small gains Wednesday morning, seeing some consolidation after dropping sharply on Tuesday. The March contract hit a low of C$475 per tonne on Tuesday, but was managing to hold above that level on Wednesday amid ideas […] Read more

Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook: Loonie steady with gold

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, Jan. 16, 2018 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was virtually unchanged Wednesday morning, following the lead of gold prices. At 8:45 CST Wednesday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7539 or C$1.3254, which compares with Tuesday’s North American close of US$0.7538 or C$1.3266. Oil prices were lower […] Read more