Saturday November 01 2014



Canola closed 1.30 above the previous close at 452.90. The trading range was 449.90 to 455.00. Chicago wheat settled at 532-1/2, down 3-1/2 with a range of 523 and 539. Minneapolis wheat ended the day at 574-1/43-1/2 lower. Trading opened at 577 with the day's high and low of 578-1/4 and 567. Corn settled up 2-3/4 from the previous close at 376-3/4. The high-low range was 378 to 368. Chicago soybeans closed at 1046-1/2, up 22-1/4 with a session high of 1052-1/4 and the day's low at 1013. Soy oil finished 0.49 higher at 34.80. Chicago oats closed down 2-1/4 at 336-1/4.

CHICAGO MERC livestock futures were mainly higher with live cattle at 166.250, down 1.075. Feeder cattle finished up 0.375 at 234.600. Lean hog futures gained 1.000 to finish off at 88.200.

THE CANADIAN DOLLAR was at 0.88 late in the day, down 0.590 from the previous close. The US dollar index was 86.250, up 0.155. The euro was down 0.077 against the US dollar at 1.252.

AT 15:07 TORONTO STOCKS were up 162 points with the S&P index at 14621. The New York DJ industrial average was at 17367, up 171. NASDAQ was up 64 at 4630.

CRUDE OIL settled lower at 80.58, down 0.54 with a low for the day of 79.55. Natural gas traded at 3.87, up 0.05. Gold was down 26.90 at 1,160.00.



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