ICE canola weakens early Tuesday

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 13 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were posting small losses Tuesday morning, as traders returned to the market after a long weekend. The ICE canola market was closed on Monday for Remembrance Day, while the Chicago Board of Trade soy complex traded its normal […] Read more

Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, Nov. 13, 2018 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was lower Tuesday morning, as a drop in the price of gold and oil weighed on the market. At 8:41 CST Tuesday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7551 or C$1.3241, which compares with Friday’s North American close of […] Read more

Canadian Financial Close: Loonie, TSX, oil, gold down

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 9 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was slightly down at market close Friday. The loonie closed at US$0.7572 or US$1=C$1.3206, which compares with Thursday’s close of US$0.7625 or C$1.3114. The S&P/TSX Composite Index closed at 15,274.44, down 83.03 points. Oil fell for a tenth straight day, finishing […] Read more


ICE canola weakens ahead of long weekend

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 9 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were weaker at midday Friday, as ample supplies in the commercial pipeline, bearish technical signals, and spillover from declines in Chicago Board of Trade soyoil all weighed on values. “The trend is your friend… and canola has no […] Read more

Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 9 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar is down Friday morning and is under the 76 U.S. cent mark. At 8:51 CST Friday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7577 or C$1.3191, which compares with Thursday’s North American close of US$0.7625 or C$1.3114. Oil prices Friday morning slipped […] Read more


ICE canola down in morning trade

By Ashley Robinson, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, Nov. 9, 2018 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were slightly weaker Friday morning. Chicago Board of Trade soybeans and oil contracts were also down, while soymeal contracts were up. Soybean contracts dropped Thursday after the United States Department of Agriculture reduced its export outlook, […] Read more

Global Markets: Keystone XL hits another roadblock

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 9 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline ran into another roadblock on Thursday, as a federal judge in Montana granted an injunction halting the project pending further environmental review from the […] Read more

Canadian Financial Close: Oil down again, gold follows

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 8 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was slightly down at market close Thursday. The loonie closed at US$0.7625 or US$1=C$1.3114, which compares with Tuesday’s close of US$0.7636 or C$1.3096. The S&P/TSX Composite Index closed at 15,369.43, up 76.72 points. With news of Bombardier Inc. laying off 5,000 […] Read more


North American Grain/Oilseed Review: Canola ends with small losses

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Nov. 8 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were weaker on Thursday, although the market finished well off its session lows as traders reacted to activity in the Chicago Board of Trade soy market. Updated supply/demand numbers from the United States Department of Agriculture were bearish […] Read more

ICE canola weakens ahead of USDA

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 8 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures canola contracts were weaker at midday Thursday, although activity was thin and choppy as participants await the release of the United States Department of Agriculture’s latest supply/demand estimates. Expectations that the USDA report at 11:00 CST will be bearish for […] Read more