GRAIN HIGHLIGHTS : Top Stories Of The Day
02/21/2013| 09:00am US/Eastern
Grain futures traded on Globex overnight were mixed at 1343 GMT Thursday.
Last Change High Low Volume
Mar Corn $6.99 -1 1/2 7.01 1/4 6.98 10481
Mar Wheat $7.34 3/4 -3 3/4 7.38 1/4 7.33 7304
May Soybeans $14.68 1/2 +0 14.69 3/4 14.54 15773
May Soymeal $433.8 +0.9 434.3 427.7 5468
May Soyoil $52.13 -0.27 52.35 51.83 8902
JAPAN BUYS 65,991 TONS MILLING WHEAT IN TENDER -OFFICIAL
Japan has bought 65,991 metric tons of milling wheat for bulk shipment in a tender, an official with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said Thursday.
EGYPT'S CURRENCY CRISIS AFFECTS WHEAT SUPPLY - REPORT
Egypt's currency crisis is making it harder for the country to buy wheat on the international market and is creating further challenges for its government, the Financial Times newspaper reports Thursday.
INDIA'S WHEAT EXPORTS TO CONTINUE UNABATED IN 2013-14 - USDA
Exports of Indian wheat from government stocks will likely continue unabated during 2013-14, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Delhi attache, due to forecasts for a bumper crop and inadequate storage facilities.
SANDERSON FARMS 1ST-QUARTER LOSS NARROWS BUT RESULTS MISS SHARPLY
Sanderson Farms Inc.'s first-quarter loss narrowed as the poultry producer recorded higher revenue, although it continued to grapple with rising grain costs, pushing results well below Street estimates.
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