QUOTE AND NEWS
Yahoo  Aug 16  Comment 
President Donald Trump said Thursday that American farmers are starting to prosper. “They are, I hear, despite everything they’re starting to really do well,” Trump said in comments broadcast from a cabinet meeting at the White House. ...
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 5  Comment 
Soybean prices have been under pressure over the last couple of weeks. The soybean futures contract on the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange
MarketWatch  Apr 4  Comment 
Soybean futures fell sharply Wednesday after China announced 25% tariffs on U.S. exports, including the oilseed as well as airplanes and autos. CBOT May soybean futures dropped 40.25 cents, or 3.9%, to $9.9775 a bushel. Market Pulse Stories...
Mondo Visione  Mar 28  Comment 
It is learnt that the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) issued the “Notice of Further Promoting the Regulation and Reform Measures of Imported Soybean Futures Delivery Inspection and Quarantine”...
Agrimoney.com  Mar 23  Comment 
... with one concern upbeat for prices, and the other decidedly bearish. Cocoa, wheat end firm. But sugar comes close to a two-year low
Agrimoney.com  Oct 18  Comment 
... as harvest ramps up, and Chinese soyoil inventories hit a record high. Still, the impact for now is greater on the palm oil market. Cotton gains




 


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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