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02 Nov 2020 - Hammersmith
Today is day 2 of the new November COVID-19 “lockdown” in France. Most everything except for supermarkets, pharmacies are garages closed. Schools remain open since COVID rates among children are very low and people are allowed to travel to work. There are very strict limits on who can be out and about and rules are being strictly enforced. Hopefully, this drastic action will have a positive effect in reducing the current peak in COVID-19 infections........please click PDF to see more details
27 Oct 2020 - Hammersmith
As has been the recent pattern, grain and oilseed prices moved higher again this week. Corn was up by abut USD 7 m/t, soybeans up by close to USD 12 m/t, soymeal up by about USD 18 m/t, winter wheat was up by about USD 4 m/t and spring wheat jumped by USD 6 m/t.........please click PDF to see more details
27 Oct 2020 - CFO Exclusive
RMB cash trend would follow up recent up-rising quotes in…
20 Oct 2020 - CFO Exclusive
The strengthening up USD quotes would uprise market trend in…..
19 Oct 2020 - Hammersmith
COVID-19 certainly seems to be on the rampage again. Here in Europe we have seen some countries experience a doubling of new cases in a week and almost every country has new case levels higher than seen in the peak last spring. We have not seen a great deal of effect on the grain/protein business,.......please click PDF to see more details
14 Oct 2020 - CFO Exclusive
The reducing expenses at imported fishmeal absorb outstanding off-take….
12 Oct 2020 - Hammersmith
Well, the USDA WASDE report tended to get markets moving this week. Compared to the last report we had corn production down by about 1% but ending stocks down by 14%. Soybeans too had a small 1% drop in production but ending stocks were down by 37% -- a serious shock to the market. Total wheat production was almost unchanged from previous with wheat ending stocks down by 4.5%.......please click PDF to see more details
05 Oct 2020 - Hammersmith
Another good rally in grain/oilseed prices this week with everything moving higher. Corn prices were up by USD 5 to 7 m/t, soybeans up by USD 7 or 8 m/t, soymeal up by USD 14 m/t and winter wheat up by USD 10 to 13 m/t. Only US spring wheat seemed to be able to get by with a small rally – only being up by about USD 1 m/t......please click PDF to see more details
29 Sep 2020 - CFO Exclusive
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28 Sep 2020 - Hammersmith
Interesting to note that, after a week of much lower commodity prices, there are a number of very bullish expert projections in trade reports late on Friday. Nothing like a good bullish expert to help slow the slide in commodity prices. Looking at the week, corn prices were down by about USD 6 m/t while soybeans........please click PDF to see more details