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Agricultural futures

January 30, 2014

The March contract jumped by the R80 daily limit, or 2.6 percent, to R3 193 a ton by the close on the SA Futures Exchange in Johannesburg . That was the biggest one-day gain for the contract since January 2 . The yellow variety for July delivery gained 0.3 percent to R2 280 a ton. Wheat for delivery in March gained 0.2 percent to R3 829 a ton. Soya beans for delivery in May increased 1.1 percent to R5 955 a ton. - Bloomberg The Mercury

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Source: Mercury, The (South Africa)

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