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LIVESTOCK-CME cattle dive as coronavirus spread slams global markets

28 Feb 2020

CHICAGO, Feb 28 Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures extended a steep sell-off on Friday on growing worries that the spread of coronavirus would dent global economic growth and could tip the world economy into recession.

LIVESTOCK-CME live cattle sink to new lows as coronavirus spooks investors

27 Feb 2020

CHICAGO, Feb 27 Chicago Mercantile Exchange cattle futures ended mostly lower on Thursday, with several key contracts notching new contract lows on nagging worries about the spread of coronavirus and its impact on global economic growth and demand for beef.

LIVESTOCK-CME live cattle sink as coronavirus spread fuels fund selling

26 Feb 2020

CHICAGO, Feb 26 Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures fell sharply in actively traded nearby contracts on Wednesday as concerns about the spread of coronavirus and its impact on demand triggered active selling by commodities funds.

GRAINS-Soybeans bounce as Argentina suspends export registrations

26 Feb 2020

* Coronavirus fears remain anchor on commodities prices (Rewrites throughout with U.S. market open, adds quote, updates prices, changes byline, previous dateline PARIS/SINGAPORE)

LIVESTOCK-CME cattle extend losses as coronavirus rattles investors

25 Feb 2020

CHICAGO, Feb 25 Chicago Mercantile Exchange live and feeder cattle futures fell sharply for a second consecutive day on Tuesday as fears of a coronavirus pandemic stoked concerns about demand and slower global economic growth.

LIVESTOCK-CME cattle, hogs dive as coronavirus rattles global markets

24 Feb 2020

CHICAGO, Feb 24 Chicago Mercantile Exchange cattle and hog futures plunged on Monday as a surge of coronavirus cases beyond China stoked fears of U.S. meat export delays and slower global economic growth.

Former Illinois governor Blagojevich thanks Trump for commuting sentence

20 Feb 2020

CHICAGO Rod Blagojevich, a former Illinois governor forced out of office for trying to peddle Barack Obama's vacated U.S. Senate seat, thanked President Donald Trump on Wednesday for commuting his prison sentence and again proclaimed his innocence. | Video

Bunge profit tops estimates on strong South American agribusiness results

12 Feb 2020

CHICAGO Agricultural commodities trader Bunge Ltd reported a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday as rising crop prices boosted farmer sales in South America and swelled margins in its large agribusiness segment, sending shares up more than 3% in pre-market trading.

Coronavirus disrupts China meat imports, food supply during pork shortage

06 Feb 2020

CHICAGO Coronavirus is disrupting meat shipments to China as the country faces a shortage due to an outbreak of a fatal pig disease, Tyson Foods Inc and U.S. agricultural groups said on Thursday.

Coronavirus disrupts China meat imports, food supply during pork shortage

06 Feb 2020

CHICAGO Coronavirus is disrupting meat shipments to China as the country faces a shortage due to an outbreak of a fatal pig disease, Tyson Foods Inc and U.S. agricultural groups said on Thursday.

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