Soy oil, meal futures decouple from soybeans

Futures activity Nov-22 soybean futures ended last week at $13.9550 per bushel, up about $0.10 per bushel from the beginning of the week. After a Thursday rally, Dec-22 soybean meal closed the week at $417.90 per short ton. Dec-22 soybean oil also ended the [...]

Soybean oil prices rise with WASDE looming

Futures activity Soybean oil prices saw plenty of lift last week, with Dec-22 futures rallying 4.5 cents per pound back up to 66.60 cents per pound. The H1 2023 futures strip average is near 63.75 cents per pound. S&D and fundamental factors OPEC+ announced [...]

Soy complex contends with divergent market scenarios

Futures activity The meal piece of the soy complex showed the greatest strength last week, with Jul-22 meal futures closing the week up $23 per short ton at $438.10. Conversely, soybean oil futures came under pressure, with the Jul-22 contract closing at $0.7379 per [...]

Soy complex holds firm amid optimism in Ukraine

Futures activity The soy complex, in particular soybean oil, took strength off rallying crude oil prices last week, with spot soybean oil futures settling over 81 cents per pound yesterday and today, a 2.3-cent per pound rally on the week. S&D and fundamental factors [...]

Crude oil, Indonesian trade policy gyrations drive soybean oil prices

Futures activity Jul-22 soybean meal recovered nearly all losses from recent weeks to close at $429.90 per ST. The matching soybean oil contract closed below its week high to settle on May 23 at $0.8093 per pound. S&D and fundamental factors U.S. soybeans were [...]

Wild bullish week for soy complex

Futures activity May-22 soybean meal futures ended last week at $458.80 per short ton, down 1.5 percent from Monday’s close. The May soybean oil contract set a new high of $0.8326 per pound. S&D and fundamental factors The Rosario Grain Exchange raised its 2021/22 [...]

Energy markets, South American weather supporting soy complex futures

Futures activity The Mar-22 soybean meal and oil contracts closed last week at $411.20 per short ton and $0.6527 per pound, respectively. Soybean meal is nearly identical to where it started the year while soybean oil futures are higher by almost $0.10 per pound [...]

WASDE, EPA biofuel news drive soybean market

Futures activity Last week’s trading activity was a mixed bag for the soy complex. Jan-22 soybean futures ended the week at $12.6775 per bushel, nearly identical with the week ending Dec. 3. Soybean meal closed at $366.80 per short ton, up $14.20 per ST [...]

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