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VEGOILS-Palm set for third day of gains as soy oil strengthens

VEGOILS-Palm set for third day of gains as soy oil strengthens

Reuters · 07/27/2022 22:56
VEGOILS-Palm set for third day of gains as soy oil strengthens

- Malaysian palm oil futures rose on Thursday, heading for a third straight day of gains, as rival soy oils climbed amid concerns of tight soybean harvest.

The benchmark palm oil contract FCPOc3 for October delivery on the Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Exchange rose 4.55% to 4,000 ringgit ($898.27) per tonne during early trade, heading for its best day in two weeks.


FUNDAMENTALS

* Dalian's most-active soyoil contract DBYv1 rose 3.81%, while its palm oil contract DCPv1 gained 4.17%. Soyoil prices on the Chicago Board of Trade BOcv1 rose 2.11%.

* Palm oil is affected by price movements in related oils as they compete for a share in the global vegetable oils market.

* Chicago soybean futures rose for a fifth consecutive session to their highest levels in more than two weeks as hot and dry weather conditions expected in parts of the U.S. Midwest threatened to curb yields. GRA/

* Oil gained more than $1 a barrel, extending gains from the previous session, buoyed by improved risk appetite among investors while lower crude inventories and a rebound in gasoline demand in the United States supported prices. O/R

* Stronger crude oil futures make palm a more attractive option for biodiesel feedstock.

* Indonesia's crude palm oil (CPO) exports are picking up pace, reaching 100,000 tonnes to 140,000 tonnes per day after the government waived its export levy to ease a supply glut, a senior Finance Ministry official said on Wednesday.

* Palm oil may test a resistance of 4,085 ringgit per tonne, a break above which could lead to a gain to 4,269 ringgit, Reuters technical analyst Wang Tao said. TECH/C


MARKET NEWS

* Asian shares made cautious gains as investors scented a possible slowdown in the pace of U.S. rate hikes, lowering bond yields and restraining the dollar. MKTS/GLOB

DATA/EVENTS (GMT)

0900 EU Consumer Confid. Final July

1200 Germany CPI Prelim YY July

1200 Germany HICP Prelim YY July

1230 US GDP Advance Q2

1230 US Initial Jobless Clm Weekly


($1 = 4.4530 ringgit)


(Reporting by Fransiska Nangoy; editing by Uttaresh.V)

((Fransiska.Nangoy@thomsonreuters.com;))

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