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Grain

Sales resumed following the Easter break with the largest offering for the season requiring Melbourne to sell over three days. 54,409 bales were offered with 51,066 sold, well above the weekly average of 41,000 bales sold for this season. Despite the increased offering, the Eastern Market...

For those of a superstitious bent, Friday the 13th is considered to be unlucky. In this week’s comment, we take a look at futures pricing & the USDA update to global wheat supply and demand, in order to determine whether we are lucky or not. The...

The market has been knocked around this week, by both fundamental factors driving pricing and the black swan event in the form of President Trump. Although volatile, the market can provide pricing opportunities for Australian producers. This week has seen a huge degree of uncertainty across...

Trump. The president who sticks to his promises. Overnight the trade scuffle, turned into a trade war with China increasing the number of imports which would attract tariffs after increased rhetoric from the US president. Although not wholly unexpected, this trade war can have huge...

The agricultural trade is always full of interesting moments. As a staple food product, political decisions around the world can have a big impact. In this week’s market comment, we take a look at the conditions in the US, and rumours emanating out of India...

There is an old Chinese curse, “May you live in interesting times”, used ironically to suggest that uninteresting times are more life enhancing than interesting ones. It seems our friend Donald, would like to consign us to a lifetime of interesting times. After experiencing strong momentum...

It’s been an interesting end to February, providing reasonably strong increases in futures prices. Overnight the WASDE report for March was released, has it provided any fire? The USDA have yet to switch over to forecast the coming crop, therefore at this point in the year the...

The panic has set in. US wheat markets are caught in a classic weather scare, with the dry conditions outlined in our analysis this week set to continue for another couple of weeks. This has seen ever increasing moves higher in the last three sessions. Yesterday...

In a good week for grain growers the Aussie dollar is a bit lower, and international oilseed prices have found a bit of strength.   CBOT Wheat steadied after a down week, which didn’t impact locally.  All this translated into higher physical canola prices yesterday, and...

The grain market stands at a cross roads. In the past two years, we have seen concerns in the market which have led to short rallies. Will conditions provide the opportunity for a sustained rally, or will it fizzle out? After a strong January & early...