WINNIPEG: ICE canola futures rose on Wednesday, helped by weakness in the Canadian dollar.
* The Canadian dollar weakened to a one-week low against its US counterpart as oil prices dropped and investors worried about the global growth outlook.
* Crush margins have steadily improved, spurring commercial buying, a trader said. Fund selling, adding to their net short position, trimmed the gains, the trader said.
* November canola gained $1.30 to $450.20 per tonne.
* November-January canola spread traded 3,517 times.
* Chicago November soybeans fell on profit-taking and weakness in crude oil.
* Paris Matif November rapeseed futures and Malaysian October palm oil futures edged higher.