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393.50-11.25 (-2.78%)
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Pre. SettlementN/A
Settlement Date2017-12-14
Last Price404.75
Day's Range392.50 - 404.75
  • Reuters2 days ago

    Old foes sugar and corn syrup battle for lucrative Asian market

    BEIJING/MANILA, July 20 (Reuters) - China's reform of its vast corn sector is spurring a rapid revival of cheaper high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), putting it on a collision course with Asian sugar producers in a battle for the lucrative sweetener market. Output of HFCS is set to jump 7 percent this year, according to commodities information service Zhuochuang, as cheap corn from a sell-down of the country's giant stockpiles encourages producers to boost output or restart idled capacity. After stalling in recent years, HFCS production will hit 4.15 million tonnes, about half of the output in the United States, the world's top producer, where corn-based sweeteners account for nearly half of the sweetener market.

  • MarketWatch10 days ago

    Corn prices poised for lowest finish month to date

    Corn prices fell Wednesday, set to mark their lowest settlement in the month to date, after the U.S. Department of Agriculture raised its U.S. production outlook for the commodity. In its July report, ...

  • MarketWatch12 days ago

    Fertilizer stocks surge to lead S&P 500 gainers as corn prices jump to 13-month high

    Shares of fertilizer companies were sharply higher Monday, as a spike higher in prices for corn, which is used to develop fertilizer, helped fuel and support the gains. CF Industries Holdings Inc.'s stock ...