Feed Grains: Canadian barley exports running strong

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Dec. 15 (CNS Canada) – Canadian barley exports are running well ahead of the year-ago pace, with 677,100 tonnes exported to date, according to the latest Canadian Grain Commission data. That compares with only 354,200 tonnes at the same point the previous year. The domestic usage pace, meanwhile, is […] Read more


Canadian Financial Close: Loonie closes lower for the week

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Dec. 15 – The Canadian dollar fell slightly at close Friday led by losses in the price of oil but capped by gains in the stock markets. Oil prices were mixed Friday, lingering below two-year highs supported by the continuing outage of a North Sea pipeline and Organization of […] Read more


North American Grain/Oilseed Review: Canola settles with small gains

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Dec. 15 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts settled with small gains in the most active front months on Friday, seeing some consolidation after posting large losses over the course of the week. Oversold price sentiment provided early support for canola, but larger-than-expected soyoil stocks […] Read more



Pulse Report: Pulse prices drop as Russia and EU ups production

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Dec. 15 (CNS) – Pulse prices have dropped in North America and Australia after increased output from Russia and the European Union, according to UkrAgroConsult. Russia’s output of pulses increased by about 30 per cent this year, while the European Union increased pea product this year by more than […] Read more


ICE canola correcting higher ahead of weekend

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, Dec. 15, 2017 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were stronger at midday Friday, finding support from position-evening ahead of the weekend. Gains in Chicago Board of Trade soyoil and overnight advances in Malaysian palm oil lent spillover support to canola, according to a […] Read more



Global Markets: MacDon Industries sold to Ontario company

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Dec. 15, 2017 (CNS) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. Winnipeg-based agriculture equipment maker MacDon Industries Ltd. is being sold for C$1.2 billion to Linamar Corp, based in Ontario. MacDon sells agricultural harvesting equipment in over 40 countries and has […] Read more


Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, Dec. 15, 2017 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar rose slightly Friday morning, supported by gains in the crude oil and stock markets. At 9:00 CST Friday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7811 or C$1.2809, which compares with Thursday’s North American close of US$0.7809 or C$1.2805. Oil […] Read more


ICE canola sees modest correction higher

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Dec. 15 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were holding small gains Friday morning, seeing some consolidation following recent declines. Canola fell to its weakest levels in three months on Thursday. While the technical bias remains pointed lower, week-end positioning was enough to provide some […] Read more



Canadian Financial Close: C$ takes strength from housing data

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, December 14 (CNS) – The Canadian dollar finished higher against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday, tracking gains in crude oil and gold bullion. The loonie took strength from a favourable housing report. On a yearly basis Canadian new house prices rose 3.5% in October. They also moved higher on […] Read more


Feed Grains: Indonesia turns to Black Sea for wheat

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg – Following are a few highlights in the Canadian and world feed grains markets on Thursday, Dec. 14. Prices for feed wheat in Manitoba are holding steady, according to the latest information from the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Bids are listed as C$3.90 to C$4.80 per bushel. Oat prices in […] Read more