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Benzinga  4 hrs ago  Comment 
The USDA reported today that Soybean weekly export sales for the current marketing year for the period ending December 1st totaled 1,461,700 tonnes. Sales were up 10 percent from the previous week and 5 percent from the four week average. There...
Benzinga  6 hrs ago  Comment 
January Soybeans are trading at 1043, down 6 cents /bushel. January Soymeal is trading at 319.0, down 1.5 $/ton. January Soybean Oil is trading at 37.59, down 0.34 cents/lb. Soybean futures are trading at the session lows. Market talk about...
Agrimoney.com  Dec 7  Comment 
Chicago soybean futures, having been spotted following Dalian peers, find trailing them again tricky. Corn, wheat dip. But what of a Russian freeze?
Benzinga  Dec 7  Comment 
January Soybeans are trading at 1049 1/2, up 1 3/4 cents /bushel. January Soymeal is trading at 322.6, up 0.7 $/ton. January Soybean Oil is trading at 37.76, down 0.06 cents/lb. Soybean futures are trading rangebound and on both sides of...
Benzinga  Dec 6  Comment 
January Soybeans are trading at 1050, up 6 1/2 cents /bushel. January Soymeal is trading at 323.2, up 3.7 $/ton. January Soybean Oil is trading at 37.76, up 0.09 cents/lb. Soybean futures are choppy and some of the early session gains have...
Agrimoney.com  Dec 6  Comment 
Wheat markets also gain, despite the huge upgrade to Australian crop prospects, while cocoa tumbles
Benzinga  Dec 5  Comment 
January Soybeans are trading at 1038, up 10 1/2 cents /bushel. January Soymeal is trading at 316.1, up 3.6 $/ton. January Soybean Oil is trading at 37.89, up 0.17 cents/lb. Soybean futures are trading near the session highs. Market chatter...
Benzinga  Dec 2  Comment 
January Soybeans are trading at 1031 3/4, up 2 cents/bushel. January Soymeal is trading at 314.2, up 1.5 $/ton. January Soybean Oil is trading at 37.84, down 0.01 cents/lb. Soybean futures are trading in the middle of the session range....
Benzinga  Dec 1  Comment 
The USDA reported today that Soybean weekly export sales for the current marketing year for the period ending November 24th totaled 1,399,000 tonnes. Sales were up 26 percent from the previous week and 17 percent from the four week average. There...
Agriculture Online  Dec 1  Comment 
News › Crops David Ekstrom Byline: Anna McConnell 1. Soybean Futures Gain Slightly Overnight After dropping double digits...




 


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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