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LIVESTOCK-Lean hogs rally on demand outlook, swine fever concern

Nov 12 2018

CHICAGO, Nov 12 Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean hog futures rallied more than 1 percent on Monday on improving seasonal demand for pork and on concerns about the spread of African Swine Fever in China, traders said.

Bunge expands board under activist pressure, shares drop

Oct 31 2018

CHICAGO Bunge Ltd said it will add four directors to its board and create a strategic review committee to explore options for the global grains trader, including a sale of the company, bowing to pressure from activist investors D.E. Shaw and Continental Grain Co.

U.S. grain handler Andersons eyes growth after Lansing deal

Oct 30 2018

CHICAGO Two years after fending off a hostile takeover attempt, U.S. grain handler The Andersons Inc is expanding its commodity shipping and ethanol businesses and eyeing small- to mid-sized acquisitions to stay profitable during a global supply glut that has hurt U.S. farmers.

GRAINS-Soy sinks to one-month low on lagging exports, big supply

Oct 29 2018

* Corn weaker, wheat firms on U.S. export outlook (Adds closing prices, Brazil soy crop poll)

GRAINS-Soy sinks to one-month low on lagging exports, big supply

Oct 29 2018

* Corn weaker, wheat mixed after Friday rally (Rewrites throughout with soybeans turning lower, adds quote, updates prices, changes byline, changes dateline from PARIS)

ABCD quartet of grain traders partner to digitize global trades

Oct 25 2018

CHICAGO The world's four largest agribusinesses are working together to standardize and digitize international grain trades using technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence, the companies announced on Thursday.

LIVESTOCK-Live cattle slip from 3-week high in technical setback

Oct 25 2018

CHICAGO, Oct 25 Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures dropped on Thursday in a technical-selling and profit-taking setback after scaling to three-week highs the previous day.

LIVESTOCK-Lean hogs end limit-up on African swine fever jitters

Oct 24 2018

CHICAGO, Oct 24 Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean hog futures surged on Wednesday as concerns about the spread of African swine fever, particularly in China, fueled buying that took some contracts up by as much as their daily trading limits.

GRAINS-Soybeans, corn firm as rain stalls U.S. Midwest harvest

Oct 02 2018

* Wheat rebounds on fears Russia may curb exports (Updates with wheat rally, adds closing prices)

GRAINS-Soybeans, corn firm on demand hopes, rain-stalled harvest

Oct 02 2018

* Rainy Midwest weather seen delaying U.S. harvests (Recasts throughout with corn and soybeans rebounding, adds quote, updates prices, changes byline, changes dateline from HAMBURG)

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