Dry Beans Helped by Intentions

PANAMA - Apr 28/18 - SNS -- Dry edible bean and international pulse markets finished the week's trading unchanged to slightly firmer, helped by indications of a solid drop in production in Canada and the United States.

Even so, the U.S. spot index for beans advanced 1.5 points on the week to finish at 124.

Other major pulse price indices finished the week on a mixed note. The Canadian pulse price index inched up 0.3 points to finish the week at 145.9, while the world pulse price index slipped 0.4 points to close at 131.1.