March contracts of KC and Chicago wheats both posted double-digit gains again Tuesday, riding the bullish momentum generated by tensions with Russia over Ukraine. March corn traded higher most the day, but finished down a penny, while March soybeans and bean oil held small gains.
March corn closed down 1 cent and July corn was up 3 1/2 cents. March soybeans closed up 4 1/4 cents and July soybeans were up 6 1/4 cents. March KC wheat closed up 16 1/2 cents, March Chicago wheat was up 17 1/2 cents and March Minneapolis wheat was down 1 1/4 cents.
The March U.S. Dollar Index is trading up 0.09 at 96.0. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 39.23 points at 34,403.73. February gold is up $10.40 at $1,852.10, March silver is up $0.19 at $23.99 and March copper is up $0.0585. March crude oil is up $2.17 at $85.48, March heating oil is up $0.0426, March RBOB gasoline is up $0.0578 and March natural gas is up $0.025.