VEGOILS-Market factors to watch Oct 1

Reuters

The following factors are likely to influence Malaysian palm oil futures and

other vegetable oil markets.

FUNDAMENTALS

* Malaysian palm oil futures rose to their highest in nearly a week on Monday

after the ringgit dropped in late trade, but weak U.S. and Chinese soy markets

capped gains and locked prices in a tight range.

* U.S. corn futures plunged to a three-year low on Monday and soybeans fell the

most since February to a fiveweek bottom after a government crop report

surprised traders by showing larger-than-expected stocks of both commodities.

* Crude oil on both sides of the Atlantic fell on Monday but pared losses late

in the day as traders bought contracts to square short positions as the third

quarter ended and as the likelihood of an imminent U.S. government shutdown

remained uncertain.

MARKET NEWS

* Global stock markets fell and the dollar dropped against major currencies on

Monday as a partial U.S. government shutdown neared reality, with passage of an

11th hour stop-gap spending bill seen as unlikely.

* Oil and metals fell on Monday on fears of an imminent U.S. government shutdown

and grains tumbled on oversupply concerns, while gold slipped for the session

amid strong quarterly gains.

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Key commodity markets at 2330 GMT

Contract Month Last Change Low High Volume

RINGGIT/USD 3.256 +0.03 0 0

CHINA PALM OLEIN JAN4 5384 -2.00 5370 5418 230740

CHINA SOYOIL JAN4 6960 -52.00 6934 7008 359152

CBOT SOYOIL DEC3 41.10 +0.00 0.00 0.00 0

NYMEX CRUDE NOV3 102.37 +0.04 102.26 102.39 468

CBOT soy oil in U.S. cents per pound

Dalian soy oil in Chinese yuan per tonne

Crude in U.S. dollars per barrel

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