Bloomberg "Anywhere" Remote Login Bloomberg "Terminal" Request a Demo


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

South African Yellow Corn Gains to 5-Month High; Wheat Increases

Nov. 20 (Bloomberg) -- South African yellow-corn futures rose to the highest level in five months by the midday close in Johannesburg. Wheat also gained.

Yellow corn for delivery in December, the most active contract, gained 1 percent to 2,391 rand ($235) a metric ton, the highest for this specific contract since June 20, by the close on the South African Futures Exchange. The white variety for December delivery advanced 1 percent to 2,455 rand a ton.

South Africa is the continent’s biggest corn producer. A meal made from white corn is a staple food in the nation and the yellow variety of the grain is mostly fed to animals.

Wheat futures increased 0.6 percent to 3,540.20 rand a ton, the most since Nov. 4.

To contact the reporter on this story: Tshepiso Mokhema in Johannesburg at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Claudia Carpenter at

Please upgrade your Browser

Your browser is out-of-date. Please download one of these excellent browsers:

Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer.