SYDNEY, Oct 26 (Reuters) - U.S. soybean futures rose for a
sixth consecutive session on Monday to a more than four-year
high on the back of strong Chinese demand.
* The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of
Trade were up 0.5% at $10.88-3/4 a bushel by 0133 GMT,
near the session high of $10.89 a bushel - the highest since
July 2016. Soybeans firmed 0.9% on Friday.
* The most active corn futures were down 0.2% at
$4.18-3/4 a bushel, having gained 0.7% in the previous session.
* The most active wheat futures were down 0.4% at
$6.30-1/4 a bushel, having closed up 1.6% on Friday.
* Wheat has drawn support in recent days from dry weather in
the key global producing regions.
* China's government is expected to issue more import quotas
and buy millions of tonnes of additional corn in the new crop
marketing year, three industry sources said, amid a surge in
animal feed demand and tightening supplies.
* Chinese customs data released on Friday showed corn
shipments for the first nine months of the year were close to
its annual low-tariff quota volume for the first time on record.
* The dollar found support on Monday, as surging coronavirus
cases in Europe and the United States and a lack of progress
toward a U.S. stimulus package put traders in a cautious
* Oil prices fell on Monday, extending last week's losses,
as a jump in COVID-19 infections in the United States and Europe
raised alarms over crude demand, while the prospect of increased
supply also hurt sentiment.
* Global shares got off to a cautious start on Monday as
surging coronavirus cases in Europe and the United states
threaten the economic outlook, even as growth in China provides
some support to Asia.
(Reporting by Colin Packham; Editing by Aditya Soni)