- NOPA said its members crushed 162.822 million bushels (MB) of soybeans in March, well above the average trade estimate of 155.261 MB (range 150.50-159.50 MB), vs. 146.97 MB in February and vs. 153.84 MB a year ago. Soyoil stocks were reported at 1.420 billion lbs well over analysts' expectations of 1.383 billion lbs (range 1.275-1.463 billion lbs), but below last year's levels of 2.023 billion lbs

- Weekly US soybean export sales data for week ended Apr 9 – 538,800 tons, incl. 312,600 tons for 2014/15 vs. expected -50,000-+150,000 tons and 226,200 tons for 2015/16 vs. expected 250-450,000 tons

- Wet conditions in Argentina have slowed harvest this week, but farmer sales off the combine have been strong and total production expectations continue to grow

- Argentina's Rosario Grains Exchange raised its forecast of the country's soybean harvest to 59 MMT from 58 MMT previously

- Buenos Aires Grains Exchange said Argentine soybean harvest is 32.5% complete vs. 13.8% a week ago and vs. 21.4% a year ago. Argentine soybean crop estimated at 58.5 MMT unchanged from previous estimate