CHICAGO - U.S. lean hog futures rose as much as 2 percent on Thursday, lifted by large weekly pork export sales and hopes a deal between JBS USA and Cargill Inc could lead to more international shipments, traders and analysts said.
CHICAGO, July 1 - Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures closed up their 3.000-cents per lb maximum daily price limit on Wednesday, ignited by short-covering in response to better-than-expected cash prices, traders said.
CHICAGO - Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures closed lower on Wednesday, weighed by caution ahead of this week's cash prices, traders said.
June closed down 0.100 cent per lb to 151.950 cents, and August 0.575 cent lower at 150.650 cents.
CHICAGO - The CME Group, the world's largest livestock trading exchange, will amend the open outcry trading hours on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange trading floor for cattle and hog options, the exchange said on Wednesday.
CHICAGO - Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures closed higher on Tuesday, helped by rising wholesale beef values, traders said.
June ended 0.725 cent per lb higher at 151.450 cents per lb, and August was up 0.775 cent at 149.900 cents.
The world’s largest futures market operator will shutter almost all of its open-outcry futures pits by July 2, ringing the closing bell on a once-raucous tradition that has been in decline since the rise of computerized trading.
WASHINGTON — The nation’s two leading grain organizations on May 10 urged the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to institute a 30-day public comment period to provide time to assess issues related to announced plans by the InterContinental Exchange and CME Group to launch expanded electronic trading hours this month for grain and oilseed futures and options contracts.
National Grain and Feed Association
May 10, 2012
CHICAGO — CME Group announced May 1 it will expand electronic trading hours in its Chicago Board of Trade grain and oilseed futures and options beginning May 14. This will expand market access to CBOT corn, soybeans, wheat, soybean meal, soybean oil, oats and rough rice futures and options on CME Globex to 22 hours per day.
Chicago Board of Trade
May 01, 2012
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