Edible Beans Hold Steady

PANAMA - Jan 31/20 - SNS -- International dry edible bean markets were little changed against relatively light trading interest for beans for movement through August.

Even so, the inter-dealer markets in the United States continue to show modest underlying strength in several classes. This allowed the spot index for dry edible beans advanced 0.6 points on the week to close at 145.1.

By contrast, the Canadian pulse prices index slipped 0.8 points on the week to close at 141.3, while the global index slipped 1.0 points to finish at 148.5.