NEWS FEED
  • 21 September, 2018
    Malaysia's Sept 1-20 palm oil exports rise 79.2% — ITS
    Exports of Malaysian palm oil products for Sept 1-20 rose 79.2% to 1,096,297 tonnes from 611,736 tonnes shipped during Aug 1-20, cargo surveyor Intertek Testing Services said on Thursday.
  • 21 September, 2018
    Malaysian palm oil price hits 3-year low on rising output, stocks outlook
    Malaysian palm oil futures fell to a three-year low on Thursday, weighed down by expectations of rising production and end-stocks in producer nations Indonesia and Malaysia. The benchmark palm oil contract for December delivery on the Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Exchange closed down 0.6 percent at 2,146 ringgit ($519) a tonne. It had touched an intraday low of 2,173 ringgit, its weakest level since Sept. 21, 2015.
  • 20 September, 2018
    Malaysian palm oil price falls to 2-month low on inventories outlook
    Malaysian palm oil futures hit their lowest in nearly two months on Wednesday, tracking declines in related edible oils and as traders expect higher stockpiles in producer nations. The benchmark palm oil contract for December delivery on the Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Exchange was down 1.8 percent at 2,158 ringgit ($520.83) a tonne at the close of trade for a third consecutive day of losses. The contract had earlier declined by as much as 1.9 percent to 2,156 ringgit, its lowest since July 25.
  • 19 September, 2018
    Malaysian palm oil price slides over 2pct on expectations of rising output
    Malaysian palm oil futures fell more than 2 percent on Tuesday evening to a one-month low on expectations of rising production. Futures were also under pressure due to the Chinese-U.S. trade dispute and weakness in related edible oils, traders said. The benchmark palm oil contract for December delivery on the Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Exchange was down 2.2 percent at 2,198 ringgit ($530.79) a tonne at the end of the trading day.
  • 19 September, 2018
    Malaysia, Indonesia urged to work together to enhance palm oil usage
    Malaysia and Indonesia should work together to enhance the usage of palm oil in the global market and tackle the misunderstanding surrounding the commodity, particularly in Europe and the United States, Oil World Executive Director Thomas Mielke said. He said the world’s top two palm oil producers should disseminate the real fact that palm oil is sustainably produced. “It should also include efforts at improving the farming standards and criteria which are equal to soya bean oil, grape seed and also sunflower oil.
  • 18 September, 2018
    Malaysian palm oil/Vegoils: Market factors to watch Tuesday Sept 18
    Malaysian palm oil futures fell to a two week low on Friday over concerns of rising stocks, a stronger ringgit MYR= and weaker related edible oils. U.S. corn futures fell about 1 percent on Monday, with nearby months hitting contract lows as the harvest of a bumper crop picked up speed in the Midwest and early yield reports were strong, traders said.
  • 14 September, 2018
    Palm oil may bounce to 2,274 ringgit
    Palm oil may bounce to 2,274 ringgit, as it has stabilized around a support at 2,227 ringgit per tonne. The support is identified as the 23.6 percent projection level of an upward wave C from 2,197 ringgit. This wave may consist of three smaller waves. The second wave labelled b could have ended around 2,227 ringgit. The third wave labelled c has just started, unfolding towards 2,322 ringgit. A rising trendline remains intact, indicating the uptrend is steady.
  • 14 September, 2018
    Malaysian palm oil price snaps losing streak on technical correction
    Malaysian palm oil futures edged higher on Thursday evening to snap four sessions of declines on a technical correction and support from a strong demand outlook. The benchmark palm oil contract for November delivery on the Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Exchange was 0.3 percent higher at 2,243 ringgit ($541.40) a tonne at the close of trade, after hitting a two-week low in the previous session.
  • 13 September, 2018
    Malaysian palm price drops over 1pct on bearish data, soyoil weakness
    Malaysian palm oil futures fell more than 1 percent in its fourth straight session of losses on Wednesday evening, tracking weakness in soyoil and bearish data for August released by the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB). Palm oil stockpiles in August rose 12.4 percent from a month earlier to 2.49 million tonnes, while production gained 7.9 percent to 1.62 million tonnes, data released by the industry regulator during the midday break showed.