QUOTE AND NEWS
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...
Benzinga  Jul 21  Comment 
Soybean futures settled firm on Tuesday. August Soybeans settled at 1018 3/4, up 11 cents and November Soybeans settled at 1004 3/4, up 5 1/4 cents. August Soymeal settled at 359.9, up 3.9 and December Soymeal settled at 344.8, up 2.1. August...
Benzinga  Jul 17  Comment 
Soybean futures traded choppy and rangebound on Friday before ending the session lower. Soybean Oil futures settled a little higher on the day and Soymeal futures settled a little lower. August Soybeans settled at 1014 3/4, down 4 1/4 cents and...
Benzinga  Jul 6  Comment 
Soybean futures ended Monday's trading session lower. August Soybeans settled at 1022 1/4, down 16 cents and November Soybeans settled at 1014 3/4, down 15 1/2 cents. August Soymeal settled at 346.3, down 3.8 and August Soybean Oil settled at...
Benzinga  Jul 2  Comment 
August Soybeans are trading at 1039 1/2, down 1 1/4 cents and November Soybeans are trading at 1028 3/4, down 3/4 cents. August Soymeal is trading at 353.2, up 1.0 and August Soybean Oil is trading at 33.27, up 0.14. Trading has been mostly...




 


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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