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Corn, coffee, cotton, soy, sugar prices hit multi-month lows
... as ags, alongside other commodities, fall out of fashion over waning inflation ideas. Arabica's premium dwindles. Spring wheat bucks the trend
AM markets: rouble, real gang up against rises in ag prices
Ag futures ease, little helped by softness in currencies in key exporting nations. But what will export stats later, from the US and Egypt, bring?
PM markets: corn defies ag market retreat. But wheat falters
Most ags join broader commodities in retreat. Arabica coffee futures hit a contract low. But spread unwinds helps robusta higher, and corn too
AM markets: will Trump put fizz into the soyoil market?
Soyoil extends its outperformance over palm oil, amid talk of President Trump unveiling biofuels data. Wheat can't hold its outperformance over corn
PM markets: crop fears save wheat from commodities selldown
Ags suffer a tricky session, as commodities drop, weighed by oil, which enters a bear market. Corn, coffee suffer. But wheat futures buck the trend
PM markets: wheat prices lifted by EU woes. But corn tumbles
Wheat futures are led higher by Paris contracts, amid worries over EU dryness. But elsewhere, broad commodities weakness tells. Corn, cocoa fare worst
AM markets: how will wheat futures answer 'key question'?
That is, how will this rally fare compared with June headway in 2015? Still, hedge fund data put a dampener on early trade, in corn especially
Bulls tighten grip on grain markets, bears on sugar, cotton
Wheat futures extend headway, hitting a one-year top in Chicago, over dryness worries in a number of growing countries. But cotton, sugar dip anew
Weather jitters take Chicago wheat prices near to 1-year top
Chicago wheat takes the baton in the wheat rally, as dryness threatens crops in the EU, Ukraine and Australia, besides the US. Cotton hits a 2017 low
AM markets: cotton futures dip, amid fears of a 'break down'
Spring wheat drops, amid ideas of US rains improving crop condition, leaving other grains to their own devices. Is cotton in for a substantial drop?
Spring wheat stalls despite talk of 'dangerously low' stocks
Sure, there is talk of US spring wheat stocks hitting a 20-year low, thanks to drought. But is Canada's crop faring better? Cotton, sugar fall harder
AM markets: spring wheat futures hit highest since 2014
... as the rally prompted by US drought continues, accentuating wheat protein premiums too. Corn, soy get a tow. Cotton veers away from the abyss
PM markets: grains get a pull from tearaway spring wheat
... but soybean futures feel pressure from weak demand for soymeal. And stronger-than-expected Brazilian output sends sugar futures tumbling