DTN Early Word Grains 09/30 05:50
Crop Prices Starting Higher Ahead of Friday's USDA Reports
December corn was up 4 cents, November soybeans were up 6 cents and December
KC wheat was up 1 cent.
DTN Lead Analyst
EARLY GLOBEX PRICES: December corn was up 4 cents, November soybeans were up
6 cents and December KC wheat was up 1 cent.
CME GLOBEX RECAP: Early Friday, stock futures in the U.S. were starting
higher, along with higher stock prices in Europe. In the U.K., the Office for
National Statistics reported 0.2% growth in second-quarter GDP, up 4.4% on the
year. Unemployment in the Eurozone was unchanged in August at 6.6%. November
crude oil is trading modestly higher after one index of manufacturing in China
showed slight expansion in September and one showed contraction. At 11 a.m.,
USDA will release its quarterly Grain Stocks report and Small Grains 2022
OUTSIDE MARKETS: Previous closes Thursday had the Dow Jones Industrial
Average down 458.13 at 29,225.61 and the S&P 500 down 78.57 at 3,640.47, while
the 10-Year Treasury yield increased to 3.75%, down from the highest yield in
12 years. Early Friday, December Dow Jones futures are trading up 210 points.
Asian markets are lower with Japan's Nikkei 225 index down 1.83% and China's
Shanghai Composite Index down 0.55%. European markets are higher with the spot
futures of the London FTSE 100 trading up 0.86%, spot futures of Germany's DAX
trading up 1.32% and spot futures of France's CAC Index trading up 1.14%. The
December euro is up $0.0043 at $.9889. The December U.S. Dollar Index is down
0.57 at 111.64. The December 30-year T-bond is up 16/32nds, while December gold
is up $11.70 at $1,680.30 and November crude oil is up $1.07 at $82.30. Quotes
on China's Dalian exchange were not available with a national holiday set for
October 1 through 7. December Malaysian palm oil is trading up 2.6%.