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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: Sugar in the bear’s grip

The sugar market has taken a mauling from the bears recently, losing over one third of its peak February value to trade 18-month lows. 

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Weekly Review: Stock drawdown begs caution from coffee sellers

Volatility continues on coffee futures markets as traders try to weigh uncertain pointers for both supply and demand.

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Weekly Review: Cocoa shrugs off latest origin manoeuvres

Cocoa futures prices continued to languish near recent six-month lows on reports that Ivory Coast was getting mostly ideal rain and sunshine for a decent mid-crop.

Cocoa Futures

Weekly Review: Tightening stocks may help shelter canola from the Covid-19 storm

Canola markets in Canada and Europe generally held up better than some of their larger oilseed counterparts for much of this week.

Rapeseed Futures

Weekly Review: Palm trade more anxious over demand than supply

In the front line of commodities affected by global restaurant closures – and potential big cuts in bio-diesel demand – the most used vegetable oil palm saw its value eroded further this week.

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Weekly Review: Oil demand fears weigh on soy

Offered a mixed bag of factors, the soy complex chose to go with the broader bearish flow.

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