VEGOILS-Market factors to watch Oct 14


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

other vegetable oil markets.


* Malaysian palm oil futures ended lower on Friday due to profit-taking after

five days of gains, with trading seen range-bound as the focus shifts to U.S.

lawmakers who are struggling to reach a deal to avert a possible sovereign

default next week.

* Chicago Board of Trade corn futures fell 1.1 percent to their lowest in more

than three years as harvest of the U.S. crop ramped up across broad stretches of

the Midwest, traders said.

* U.S. crude oil futures settled lower and with their biggest weekly decline in

four weeks on Friday as the budget fight in Washington between U.S. political

parties was expected to linger into next week and erode demand in the world's

largest oil consumer.


* U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday and the safe-haven yen rose broadly,

foreshadowing a rocky start for Asian shares after weekend talks in Washington

failed to reach an agreement to avert a U.S. debt default.

* Gold hit a three-month low on Friday as signs of a possible resolution to the

U.S. budget impasse sparked an investor exodus from safe-haven assets, and oil

prices fell as tensions over Middle East crude supplies eased.


> China's oil, iron ore imports set records in Sept

> Argentina sees 2013/14 soy area at 20.2 mln hectares

> Hey speculators, don't give up on corn just yet

> Grain trade in the dark without monthly USDA report

> Felda Global offers $689.3 mln for affiliate 

> India's Sept palm oil imports seen rising

Key commodity markets at 2354 GMT

Contract Month Last Change Low High Volume

RINGGIT/USD 3.1785 -0.01 0 0

CHINA PALM OLEIN JAN4 0 +0.00 0 0 0

CHINA SOYOIL JAN4 0 +0.00 0 0 0

CBOT SOYOIL DEC3 40.28 +0.00 0.00 0.00 0

NYMEX CRUDE NOV3 101.45 -0.57 101.21 101.54 1249

CBOT soy oil in U.S. cents per pound

Dalian soy oil in Chinese yuan per tonne

Crude in U.S. dollars per barrel


> Cargo surveyors Intertek Testing Services and Societe Generale de Surveillance

will release Malaysia's Oct. 1-15 palm oil export data on Oct. 16

* For a table on Malaysian physical palm oil prices, including refined oil,

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