Currency dominates quiet oilseeds market

The fluctuations in the pound are setting the moves in a subdued UK oilseeds market, while the worldwide market is following South America’s problematic, and, therefore, mildly bullish weather. The continuing trade row between China and the US provides an added...

World wheat market supported, but UK hesitant

Uncertainty over currency, in particular, is keeping wheat market players sitting on their hands. While the weak market is supported amid a bullish tone in international trade, the actual level of activity started the year at a low level and has stayed there. “The...

Oilseeds market holds up as crop estimates cut

Rapeseed growers are reluctant sellers in a market that looks set to be less well supplied than last year, with reduced production in some European countries cancelling out at least some of the seed carried over. But imports of finished biodiesel or oil for processing...

Uncertainty keeps oilseed trade hand to mouth

A volatile oilseeds market is beset by uncertainties ranging from South American weather to European biofuels policy. With supply in coming months looking generous, buyers are sticking to satisfying their near term needs. “Crushers are only buying hand to mouth...