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John Buckley

John is a long-time analyst of agricultural and soft commodities markets worldwide. He is a former Editor of The Public Ledger, an Informa publication
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Weekly Review: Rapeseed crush might go higher

A point of interest for rapeseed in this week’s USDA monthly forecasts was less their inclusion of recent larger Canadian and lower India and Australian crop estimates into a higher world total, more where it saw the extra supplies going. 

Rapeseed Oil Canada

Weekly Review No relief for palm oil prices

Origin palm oil markets turned ‘South’ with a vengeance, hitting 16-month lows in the wake of bearish news on demand and stocks.

Malaysia China

Weekly Review: Sugar rally fades again

New York raw sugar futures paid scant attention to some supportive news in the past week, backtracking further from their recent rally on speculative selling. 

Brazil Sugar

Weekly Review: Is Brazils soy crop underrated?

If Brazilian output well exceeds expectations – and it wouldn’t be the first time – soy markets might be even more flush with surplus supplies in 2018.

Argentina Brazil

Weekly Review: Corn bends with wheat

Weaker wheat prices and signs of an improving rain outlook in dry areas of Argentina saw CBOT corn futures sagging again this week to their own new life-of-contract and 3½-month lows.

United States Argentina

Weekly Review: Cocoa prices hit some old lows too

New York cocoa prices have been close enough to their July nadir recently to beg some caution from eager sellers. 

Côte d'Ivoire Cocoa
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