USDA decreased its world corn ending stock forecast by 35.70 MMT for 2018/19.
India maize futures turn weak on profit-booking.
Corn firm on U.S. weather worries, bargain buying.
Andhra Pradesh government to provide Rs 200 bonus per quintal of maize.
US corn inspected for export up 29.3% on week, 122.2% on year.
Turkey imported 1 MMT of Russian corn.
Maize prices unch in Bihar; rains hit quality.
Investors increase net long position in US corn futures by 18.1%.
Zambia 2018 maize output to fall about 34%.
U.S corn exports down- WoW.
Iran purchased about 180,000 tonnes corn this week.
Rain, hailstorm damage maize, melon crops in Punjab.
Official says Telangana govt procures 100,000 tn rabi maize so far.
India spot demand lifts maize futures.
Brazil drought hits second-corn, dry spell persists.
Corn futures closed session with most contracts 4 to 5 cents higher. The monthly Grain Crush report from the USDA showed that 472.912 mbu of corn was used for ethanol production in March. That is 9.1% larger than March and 2.72% above last year. NASS reported that IA and NE planting progress improved to 17% complete, lagging their respective averages of 27% and 24%. In other parts of the Corn Belt, IL was at 32%, with IN at 8% and OH at 1% planted, all well below the average pace. NASS also showed just 3% of the crop emerged, with none of the major Corn Belt states showing progress.
Prices of maize fell in Purnea, Bihar, because arrivals rose. Prices of feed-quality maize remained unchanged at 1,100-1,110 rupees. Arrivals of the coarse grain rose. Arrivals are seen rising in the coming days as harvest is in full swing.
Philippines conglomerate SMC is tendering for 50,000 mt of corn to be delivered to its Golden Bay grain terminal in Batangas, with the tender set to close on Friday.
Cargill to open $ 10 Mln corn bulk storage facility in India.
Cargill to open Davangere corn silo in May.