Agrimoney.com  Sep 25  Comment 
The one-day US soybean export record may be "shattered" after Chinese buyers signed a huge outline order. Export hopes help palm hit a 3-month high
Benzinga  Sep 18  Comment 
Soybean futures traded weak Friday and ended the session near the lows of the day. At last check, November Soybeans were trading at 867 1/4, down 17 1/4 cents. January Soybeans were trading at 871 1/2 , down 17 1/4 cents. December Soymeal at...
Agrimoney.com  Sep 16  Comment 
Soybeans hold their ground ahead of US data on farm crop sowings, also getting a bit of help from Brazilian wetness. But improved yield ideas sap corn
Agrimoney.com  Sep 15  Comment 
... but the rally in grains fades, with futures weighed by resilient data on US corn condition, and doubts over frost damage to Brazilian wheat
MarketWatch  Aug 12  Comment 
Why corn and soybean futures tumbled Wednesday
Benzinga  Aug 3  Comment 
Soybean futures ended Monday's trading session a little lower. September Soybeans traded at 945 3/4, down 7 1/2 cents and November Soybeans traded 936 1/4, down 3 1/2 cents. December Soymeal traded at 321.2, down 2.7 and December Soybean Oil...
Benzinga  Jul 31  Comment 
Soybean futures settled lower on Friday erasing Thursday's gains. September Soybeans settled at 934 1/4, down 11 1/4 cents and November Soybeans settled at 940 1/4, down 9 3/4 cents. December Soymeal settled at 323.9, down 3.5. December Soybean...
MarketWatch  Jul 29  Comment 
Rain makes grain, but how much is too much of a good thing? That is the question for traders as they try to get a grip on this year’s corn and soybean crops.
Mondo Visione  Jul 23  Comment 
The trading hours for Soybean futures and options at BM&FBOVESPA will change on July 27. This is due to the closing time for trades in the CME Group Soybean Futures Contract being moved to 3:20 p.m. See the contracts that will be affected...
Benzinga  Jul 22  Comment 
Soybean futures settled mixed on Wednesday. August Soybeans settled at 1020 3/4, up 2 cents and November Soybeans settled at 995 1/2, down 9 1/4 cents. August Soymeal settled at 363.5, up 3.6 and December Soymeal settled at 343, down 1.8. August...


Soybean futures are traded on the Chicago Board of Trade under ticker symbol S in cents per bushel. For electronic trading sessions, the symbol ZS is used.[1]

The chart at left shows the front-month Soybean prices on the Chicago Board of Trade in cents per bushel.

Delivery Dates

Soybean futures are delivered every year in January, March, May, July, August, September, & November.[1]

The following is a table with soybean futures delivery dates and resultant tickers for 2009. For an explanation on commodity tickers see commodity ticker construction.

Delivery Month Full Ticker Symbol Thomson-Reuters Symbol
January, 2009SF9S/F9-CB
March, 2009SH9S/H9-CB
May, 2009SK9S/K9-CB
July, 2009SN9S/N9-CB
August, 2009SQ9S/Q9-CB
September, 2009SU9S/U9-CB
November, 2009SX9S/X9-CB

Contract Specifications

Contract Size

One Soybean futures contract on the Chicago Board of Trade is 5,000 bushels.[1]

Daily Price Limit

$0.70 per bushel expandable to $1.05 and then to $1.60 when the market closes at limit bid or limit offer. There shall be no price limits on the current month contract on or after the second business day preceding the first day of the delivery month.[1]

Last Trading Day

Trading of Soybean futures contracts on the Chicago Board of Trade ends on the business day prior to the 15th calendar day of the contract month.[1]

Deliverable Grades

Deliverable Soybean grades for futures contracts on the Chicago Board of Trade are: #2 Yellow at contract price, #1 Yellow at a 6 cent/bushel premium, #3 Yellow at a 6 cent/bushel discount.[1]

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