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Agricultural Commodities Cocoa Commodity Market Trades, Charts

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 14- New York cocoa futures on ICE fell to the lowest in nearly 8-1/ 2 years on Tuesday, dropping for the ninth straight session on market concerns over a wave of defaults in top grower Ivory Coast, while the London market touched a 3-1/ 2- year low. New York May cocoa settled down $20, or 1 percent, at $1,905 per tonne, after falling to $1,893, the weakest...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 7- Cocoa futures on ICE extended losses on Tuesday, with the New York market falling to the lowest in more than five years and London to a 3-1/ 2- year low as worries about over-supply outweighed fresh unrest in top grower Ivory Coast. *New York May cocoa settled down $39, or 1.9 percent, at $2,017 per tonne. * "There's a ton of cocoa on the farms and they're...

  • *Production in Ivory Coast seen rising by 20 percent. The survey's median forecast for New York cocoa futures prices at the end of the year was $2,400 a tonne, up 17 percent from Monday's close. Supportive factors included a potential pick-up in demand later this year, the prospect of lower farmer prices helping to curb production and concerns there could be...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 3- Raw sugar futures on ICE rallied to a 2-1/ 2- month high on Friday, on support from chart-based buy signals and expectations for demand from top consumer India, while the market made its biggest weekly rise in four weeks. March raw sugar futures settled up 0.56 cent, or 2.7 percent, at 21.11 cents per lb, attracting a flurry of buying around the...

  • LONDON, Feb 3- Robusta coffee futures fell on Friday as weak technicals prompted fresh selling by speculators, while New York cocoa slid to the lowest in almost four years on enduring worries about over-supply. March robusta coffee futures fell $12, or 0.55 percent, to $2,189 a tonne at 1451 GMT, extending losses from the previous session when prices tumbled 2.6...

  • LONDON, Feb 3- Robusta coffee futures fell further on Friday as weak technicals prompted fresh selling by speculators, while cocoa also fell on enduring worries of over-supply. March robusta coffee futures fell $20, or 0.91 percent, to $2,181 a tonne at 1242 GMT, extending losses from the previous session when prices tumbled 2.6 percent. March arabica coffee...

  • *London cocoa price nudges down to lowest since late-2013. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 2- Raw sugar futures on ICE fell sharply from a two-week high on Thursday, on chart-based pressure after failing to hold above the key 21- cent level and weighed down by heavy March/May spreading. London cocoa prices fell to the lowest in more than three years while the New York market...

  • *Ivory Coast canceling defaulted export contracts. *Brazil agri minister says robusta imports uncertain. LONDON, Feb 2- Raw sugar futures rallied on Thursday, supported by strong technicals and tighter physical supplies in Brazil, while cocoa fell on worries over defaulted export contacts in top producer Ivory Coast.

  • LONDON, Feb 2- London cocoa fell to its lowest in more than three years on worries over defaulted export contacts in top producer Ivory Coast, while raw sugar surged on technical buying. March London cocoa futures were down 15 pounds, or 0.89 percent, at 1,671 pounds per tonne at 1223 GMT on Thursday after dipping to 1,663 pounds earlier, their lowest since November...

  • *Tet holiday in Vietnam curbs selling in robusta market. *Sugar remains rangebound as India developments awaited. May robusta coffee futures were up $29 or 1.3 percent at $2,265 a tonne at 1319 GMT after earlier climbing to a peak of $2,279, the highest for the second position since September 2011.

  • *Ivory Coast cocoa bean exports fall- port data. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Jan 31- New York cocoa futures on ICE rebounded from a four-year low on Tuesday, climbing for the first time in five sessions on short-covering, while arabica coffee fell after beneficial rain in top grower Brazil. March New York cocoa futures settled up $25, or 1.2 percent, at $2,103 per tonne, after...

  • *Ivory Coast raw cocoa exports down nearly 15 pct- port data. LONDON, Jan 31- New York cocoa futures rallied on Tuesday as a bout of short-covering lifted prices off fresh near four-year lows touched in earlier trade. The March New York cocoa contract climbed $50, or 2.41 percent to $2,129 a tonne by 1502 GMT.

  • *Ivory Coast raw cocoa exports down nearly 15 pct- port data. LONDON, Jan 31- New York cocoa futures rose on Tuesday, consolidating near four-year lows touched a day earlier, as lower exports from top producer Ivory Coast provided some support. Prices were supported by provisional port data showing Ivory Coast exported 305,125 tonnes of raw cocoa beans in the first...

  • *Sugar market shrugs off output data from Brazil. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Jan 30- Arabica coffee futures on ICE eased on Monday, extending last week's losses after top grower Brazil received beneficial rain, while New York cocoa inched down to the lowest in nearly four years as the British pound dipped. Robusta supplies have tightened following poor crops in Brazil and...

  • ABIDJAN, Jan 30- Cocoa grinders in Ivory Coast are holding off on new investments after military and social unrest this month, potentially denting government plans to boost processing of the commodity in the world's top grower. Ivory Coast has emerged from a 2002-2011 political crisis as one the world's fastest growing economies, attracting foreign...

  • ZURICH, Jan 25- Swiss chocolate maker Barry Callebaut said it expected sales volume growth to accelerate in the second half of its fiscal year after the phasing-out of less profitable contracts in its cocoa business made volumes dip in the quarter to Nov. 30. We are on track to deliver improved profitability in our cocoa business, "the Zurich- based company said in a...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Jan 18- Cocoa futures on ICE were little changed on Wednesday, despite the brief closure of the main port in top grower Ivory Coast by protesting gendarmes, as bearish speculators stood pat and prices tracked the British pound instead. New York March cocoa futures settled down $2, or 0.1 percent, at $2,233 per tonne, while London March cocoa settled...

  • LONDON, Jan 18- Arabica coffee fell on Wednesday on a stronger dollar and expectations for ample supply, while London cocoa gained on renewed unrest in top producer Ivory Coast. March arabica futures were down 1.95 cents, or 1.3 percent, to $1.4795 per lb at 1552 GMT. Prices were supported by a weaker pound and renewed concerns over unrest in top producer Ivory Coast.

  • *Ivory Coast unrest in main export hub. LONDON, Jan 18- London cocoa futures rose on Wednesday, lifted by a weaker pound and renewed concerns over unrest in top producer Ivory Coast. The market was also keeping a close watch on unrest in the Ivory Coast.

  • *Dryness seen continuing in Brazil's robusta region. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Jan 17- Robusta coffee futures on ICE rose to a 4-1/ 2 year high on Tuesday, lifted by prospects for a smaller crop in Brazil due to poor weather, while New York cocoa turned higher as the British pound surged. Meteorologist MDA Information Systems forecast that despite weekend rains in parts of...