ADMISI London Wheat Report for 6 September

London Wheat Report

Bank of Canada has held rates steady after the economy shrank in Q2. Bailey has stated that the BOE is approaching the end of interest rate rises. Armenia are training with US troops which will irritate the Kremlin undoubtably. Minimal progress on the grains corridor. Some decent Russian strikes on Ukrainian ports on the Danube overnight with the Romanians getting excited about so close to their border. US trade deficit was $65bn vs expectations of $68bn. German factory orders were down 11.7%.

Wheat markets were supported today, both in the US and Europe. Aggression was very much the leading fundamental here alongside southern hemisphere weather concerns. Argentine wheat area remains dry and a lot of chatter about potential Aussie production which ABARES pegged at 25.4Mmt, down 36% on previous year. But, on these threads of bullish chat, we still have huge wheat flows. Russian exports are flying with Russian grains export pace this season already up 25% Y-O-Y.

Chicago wheat was trading up 11 cents at time of writing on Dec-23. Matif Dec-23 was supported on the back of Chicago, having been trading unchanged for most of the morning before the main US session opened up. Matif Dec-23 settled up €3.75/t on yesterday at €237.25/t with decent volumes traded coming in at just over 40k on Dec-23. London wheat was a day of spreads with 681 lots trading on the Nov23/May24 spread, serious volumes and 787/792 of the trades on May-24 being down to the spread. Nov-23 was supported, popping up to the £187 level into the close.

USDA beans ratings were down 5% GD/EX with drops across the states. Mixed chatter on further declines with market anticipating further downgrades. Chinese crush is on fire with Aug-23 crush coming in at a whopping 9.5Mmt. Chicago soybeans were supported.  Argentina on track to harvest 47.8Mmt of soybeans in the 23/24 crop year. Brazil has officially overtaken US as the largest corn exporter to China so far this year. Chicago corn was trading unchanged. Matif rapeseed was supported on Nov-23, settling up €4.00 on yesterday at €459.75/t.

 

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