Monday November 24 2014



Canola closed 1.60 above the previous close at 432.60. The trading range was 426.00 to 433.40. Chicago wheat settled at 542-1/4, down 5 with a range of 541-1/4 and 551-1/4. Minneapolis wheat ended the day at 5794-1/4 lower. Trading opened at 583 with the day's high and low of 585-1/4 and 577-3/4. Corn settled down 5-1/4 from the previous close at 367-1/2. The high-low range was 372-3/4 to 365-1/2. Chicago soybeans closed at 1033-3/4, down 5-1/4 with a high and low of 1038-3/4 and 1026-3/4. Soy oil finished 0.51 higher at 33.20s. Chicago oats closed down 21-1/4 at 305-1/2.

CHICAGO LIVESTOCK FUTURES mostly eased with live cattle at 169.250, down 1.650. Feeder cattle finished down 3.000 at 233.350. Lean hog futures gained 0.850 to finish off at 91.500.

THE CANADIAN DOLLAR was at 0.88 late in the day, down 0.430 from the previous close. The US dollar index was 88.445, up 0.725. The euro rose against the US dollar, trading 0.055 higher at 1.244.

AT 15:10 TORONTO STOCKS were down 100 points with the S&P index at 15011. The New York DJ industrial average was at 17815, up 5. NASDAQ was up 40 at 4753.

CRUDE OIL settled lower at 75.75, down 0.76 with a low for the day of 75.48. Natural gas traded at 4.14, down 0.12. Gold was down 0.50 at 1,192.00.



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