KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 (Reuters) - The following factors are likely to
influence Malaysian palm oil futures and other vegetable oil markets on Tuesday.
* Malaysian palm oil futures on Monday edged off their highest in more than a
month, as data showing a drop in exports erased earlier gains on a higher soy
* U.S. old-crop soybean futures gained 1.1 percent on Monday as investors bought
the front-month contract and sold new-crop offerings on expectations for
plentiful supplies after the U.S. harvest in the fall, traders said.
* Crude oil prices rose on Monday against a weaker dollar, but ample oil
supplies limited gains, even as equity markets hovered at record levels.
* Global equity markets mostly rose on Monday, driven higher by a flurry of
merger and acquisition activity, while a recent tumble in the yen against the
dollar halted after Japan's economy minister suggested the currency might have
* Precious metals markets jumped on Monday at the end of a roller-coaster
session that opened with a gut-wrenching dive in silver prices, and oil overcame
a weak start to close up too.
> Malaysia's May 1-20 palm oil exports down 6.6 pct -SGS
> Malaysia's May 1-20 palm oil exports down 9.4 pct -ITS
> CME to launch palm oil swaps contract on June 3
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(Reporting by the Kuala Lumpur bureau)