Markets
AM markets: corn revives as US scotches idea of Nafta exit
A statement that President Trump has "agreed not to terminate Nafta" calms market. Still, corn recovers only some lost ground. Rains lift spring wheat
PM markets: grain futures fall on rumours of US Nafta exit
The promise of massive tax cuts is supporting equities, but ideas the US may break trade ties with Canada, Mexico pressure grains
AM markets: 'Sliding Doors season' lifts corn, wheat futures
Corn and wheat futures start firm, amid growing weather worries which have raised doubts over hedge funds huge shorts in grains. But soybeans ease
PM markets: US rains send corn, spring wheat futures higher
Midwest corn sowings are expected to grind to a halt when rains return this week. Among softs, the fund sell-off in robusta coffee continues
AM markets: grain bears take heart in rapid US plantings
US farmers have sown more corn and, especially, soybeans than investors had thought, allowing some removal of risk premium. Trade data hurt palm oil
PM markets: corn, soybean futures rise on plant rain delays
Row crops get support on short-covering, weaker dollar, but wheat futures struggle given huge world supplies
AM markets: grains gain on forecasts for Macron and Midwest
Hopes for a pro-EU candidate winning France's presidential election give many markets a boost, with grains getting an extra help from US sowings fears
PM markets: end-of-week profit taking lifts grain futures
Robusta coffee plunges at its fastest rate in years, in a frenzy of technical selling, while cocoa finds a floor at the previous session's near-decade
AM markets: wheat dips nearer to contract lows. Cotton gains
Winter wheat futures, weighed by soft import demand besides fund shorting, drop again. Still, Canada, which is helping out canola, has data later
PM markets: wheat prices tumble on unthreatening US weather
Corn futures also sag, but slow farmer selling in Brazil keeps a floor under soybeans, while cocoa and coffee futures slump
AM markets: oil price revival helps ags. Even palm oil gains
Oil's revival from a 3.6% tumble supports values of biofuel crops. Palm oil bounces from 8-month lows. Grains are up too. But what about data later?
PM markets: traders weigh European drought, US rains
Wheat prices ease, despite dryness worries in North African and Europe, while soybeans gain on Chinese import hopes
AM markets: meal protects soybeans from weak vegoil markets
Output optimism sends palm oil to an eight-month low, hurting soyoil too. But firm meal helps soybeans higher. Winter wheat dips, but not spring wheat