Chicago Board of Trade May soyaoil settled up 0.82 US cent, or 2.0 percent, at 41.67 cents per lb, after a US Senate panel on Thursday approved a tax package that includes a two-year extension of the US biodiesel tax credit. NYSE Liffe Paris May rapeseed settled up 0.3 percent at 411.00 euros per tonne. Malaysian June palm oil was down 0.53 percent. The Canadian dollar was nearly unchanged. As of 2:29 pm CDT (1929 GMT), it was trading at $1.1031 to the greenback, or 90.65 US cents, compared with Wednesday's close of $1.1029, or 90.67 US cents.