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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 still range-bound

Crests and troughs in the sugar market have been getting closer through 2019 to date, suggesting the known fundamentals are now mostly priced in.

Sugar Cane Sugar

Weekly Review: No end in sight yet to coffee producers’ woes

Fund selling and a weaker Real were again cited behind another slump in coffee prices, taking the nearby arabica contract down to fresh 13-year lows.

Coffee Arabica

Weekly Review: Grind growth versus rising crop potential leaves cocoa volatile

Slightly better than expected European first quarter 2019 grind results failed to stop cocoa prices initially melting off last week’s final nine-month highs.

Cocoa Futures

Weekly Review: Corn not panicking yet over US planting delays

Ample US and global stocks continue to anchor corn values against concerns about slow US planting progress.

Corn Futures

Weekly Review: Rapeseed awaits clearer crop picture

Mixed weather ahead of largest rapeseed supplier Canada’s spring sowing campaign and a pending acreage assessment by official body Statistics Canada next week kept Winnipeg futures within a narrow trading.

Rapeseed Futures

Weekly Review: Mixed pointers for palm oil

A weakening palm oil market caught an unexpected lift mid-week from trade chatter about lower than expected April production in Malaysia where the ringgit hitting a three-month low versus the US dollar did no harm to the bulls’ case either.

Palm Oil Futures
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