Grains & Oilseeds

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Market Comment

Quick trip around the World

In the not so distant past, grain trading houses put huge emphasis on crop condition analytics, reports from ‘boots on the ground’ and anything else

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Market Comment

V is for Volatility

May we live in interesting times – to paraphrase an ancient Chinese curse – seems particularly apt in commodity markets right now. The very strong

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Market Analysis

Prices rising but basis falling

Low old crop stocks and uncertainty surrounding the potential of new season global wheat and corn stocks have seen hikes in international wheat futures over

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Market Comment

Focus on North America

The news to finish last week was the somewhat surprising USDA stocks and acreage report. Could it be the US farmer is playing a game

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Research: Analysis of the Australian sheep flock

In this report for LiveCorp and MLA, we analysed the historical trends in the demographics of the Australian sheep flock, examining domestic factors that influence farm-level enterprise decision making. 

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