Asia Grain Outlook: US Plantings Crucial; Dollar, Bin Laden To Weigh

Wall Street Journal (May. 2, 2011) | The dollar’s strength following the death of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan is likely to weigh on Asian grain prices in the near term, but any leads from progress in spring crop plantings in the U.S. will be more influential in setting direction for the market, trade participants said Monday.