Agrimoney.com  Mar 17  Comment 
Corn and soybean futures hit five-month lows, as investors switch their gaze to some concerning demand signs. Wheat drops too, despite US crop worries
Agrimoney.com  Feb 27  Comment 
Soybean futures gain, with grains up too. Fears over Brazil's truckers' strike are playing a role. Is month-end short covering a big factor too?
Benzinga  Feb 12  Comment 
Soybean futures are trading range bound Thursday. March Soybeans are trading at 976 1/2. May Soybeans are trading at 979 1/2. March Soymeal is trading at 327.9. March Soybean Oil is trading at 31.77. Soybean futures are slightly...
Agrimoney.com  Jan 30  Comment 
Allendale, in its first full forecasts for 2015-16, flags a large rise in US soybean stocks, which will hurt prices. But corn could see a summer rally
Benzinga  Jan 26  Comment 
March Soybeans are trading at 969 3/4, down 3 cents. March Soymeal is trading at 331.8, up 0.3. March Soybean Oil is trading at 31.28, down 0.32. Market chatter is about lackluster soybean export sales data released on Friday and a possible...
Benzinga  Jan 23  Comment 
March Soybeans are trading at 967 1/2, down 9 cents. March Soymeal is trading at 326.7, down 3.3. March Soybean Oil is trading at 31.87, down 0.10. Trading is weak. Chatter about the sharp rise in the dollar is fluid across all commodities at...
Benzinga  Jan 23  Comment 
Benzinga  Jan 22  Comment 
Soybean Futures are range-bound Thursday. March Soybeans are trading at 982, down 1 1/2 cents. USDA export sales data is delayed until Friday due to the holiday from this week. March Soymeal is trading at 331.70, up 1.2. March Soybean Oil is...
Benzinga  Jan 21  Comment 
U.S. Soybean Futures are trading unchanged Wednesday in early U.S. trading. March Soybeans are trading at 982. March Soymeal is trading at 327.8, up 1.30. March Soybean Oil I at 32.71, down 0.13. Weekly export inspections for soybeans came in...
Agrimoney.com  Jan 20  Comment 
Macquarie, citing ample supplies, foresees soybean futures heading well below $9 a bushel. But for corn and wheat futures, the worst may be passed
Benzinga  Jan 16  Comment 
March Soybeans are trading at 994, up 3 cents. March Soymeal is trading at 328.0, up 1.3. March Soybean Oil is trading at 33.07, up 0.08. Weekly export sales for soybeans came in at 1.438 million tonnes versus estimates of 600,000...


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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