DTN Closing Grain Comments 04/19 13:46
Row Crops Push Higher; Wheat Mixed
July corn closed up 6 3/4 cents and July soybeans were up 14 cents, both
supported by strong domestic demand and ongoing concerns about dry weather
early in 2021. Wheat prices ended quietly mixed, not showing much concern about
this week's colder temperatures in the western Plains.
DTN Lead Analyst
July corn closed up 6 3/4 cents and December corn was up 8 cents. July
soybeans closed up 14 cents and November soybeans were up 10 cents. July KC
wheat closed up 2 1/2 cents, July Chicago wheat was down 1 1/4 cents and July
Minneapolis wheat was up 1/4 cent. The June U.S. Dollar Index is trading down
0.46 at 91.08. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 147.06 points at
34,053.61. June gold is down $10.00 at $1,770.20, May silver is down $0.28 at
$25.83 and May copper is up $0.0585. June crude oil is up $0.29 at $63.42, June
heating oil is down $0.0003, June RBOB gasoline is up $0.0084 and June natural
gas is up $0.063.
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