CHICAGO, Feb 14 U.S. live cattle futures closed
higher on Friday on bargain buying after the benchmark April
contract fell to a 4-1/2-month low this week, with traders
citing expectations for a seasonal pickup in beef demand,
CHICAGO, Feb 13 U.S. lean hog futures rose
modestly on Thursday on technical buying and hopes China will
step up purchases of U.S. agricultural goods including pork as
the U.S.-China Phase 1 trade deal takes effect, brokers said.
CHICAGO, Feb 12 U.S. live cattle futures closed
higher on Wednesday, bouncing off a four-month low on bargain
buying along with broad-based strength in equity and commodity
markets as fears subsided about the impact of the coronavirus
outbreak in China.
CHICAGO, Feb 11 U.S. live cattle futures fell on
Tuesday, with the benchmark April contract touching its
lowest since late September on falling cash cattle prices and
worries about the impact of the coronavirus outbreak in China,
CHICAGO, Feb 7 U.S. lean hog futures closed
higher on Friday for a second session on follow-through buying
after Thursday's limit-up close and reminders of stepped-up
Chinese demand for U.S. pork, traders said.
CHICAGO, Feb 6 U.S. lean hog futures surged
their daily 3-cent limit on Thursday after comments from a Tyson
Foods Inc executive about pork demand from China ignited
a wave of buying including short-covering, traders said.
CHICAGO, Feb 5 U.S. hog and cattle futures fell
on Wednesday on worries that the coronavirus outbreak would
stall U.S. exports of pork and beef into China, traders said.
CHICAGO, Feb 4 U.S. hog futures closed mostly
lower on Tuesday on concerns about a heavy slaughter pace
coupled with uncertainty about export demand from China, the
world's biggest pork consumer, traders said.
CHICAGO, Feb 3 U.S. hog futures closed mostly
higher on Monday, with the benchmark April contract
rebounding from a life-of-contract low on slightly firmer cash
markets, traders said.
CHICAGO, Jan 17 Front-month lean hog futures on
the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) settled about 1% higher on
Friday, supported by fears that a weekend winter storm in the
Plains and Midwest would slow the transport of livestock and
complicate pork and beef plant operations, traders said.