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Agricultural Commodities Cocoa Commodity Market Trades, Charts

  • *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...

  • *Sugar climbs, market focus on India. LONDON, Jan 17- ICE robusta coffee hit a fresh 4-1/ 2 year high on Tuesday, lifted by prospects for a smaller crop in Brazil due to poor weather, while London cocoa fell on a stronger pound. March robusta coffee rose $15, or 0.67 percent, to $2,248 a tonne by 1521 GMT, near an earlier high of $2,259.

  • *Sugar edges up, market focus on India. LONDON, Jan 17- Cocoa futures in London fell on Tuesday, pressured by a stronger pound and fresh selling by speculators, while sugar edged higher boosted by continued talk that India may cut import tariffs following a poor crop. The London market was mainly weakened by a stronger pound, which was lifted after UK inflation made...

  • LONDON, Jan 16- ICE robusta coffee rose to a 4-1/ 2 year high on Monday, boosted by concerns about dry weather in Brazil while London cocoa eased following a lower than expected fourth-quarter European grind. "It is very dry in Espirito Santo," he said, referring to the most important state in Brazil for robusta production. "I wouldn't expect a drop in the robusta market...

  • LONDON, Jan 16- London cocoa futures fell on Monday following a lower than expected fourth quarter European grind, while white sugar and robusta coffee edged up in thin volume with U.S. markets shut. March London cocoa was down 10 pounds, or 0.6 percent, at 1,787 pounds a tonne at 1243 GMT. Europe's fourth quarter cocoa grind fell 0.9 percent from the same period last...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Jan 13- Profit-taking pressured arabica coffee futures on ICE on Friday, taking prices below the prior session's six-week high, but the market still saw its biggest weekly rally since October as traders eyed dry weather in top grower Brazil and strong charts. Cocoa prices consolidated lower after the New York market made its steepest rally in...

  • *More unrest in Ivory Coast but cocoa impact unlikely. LONDON, Jan 13- Arabica coffee eased on Friday on the back of profit-taking after a strong rally lifted prices to their highest in six weeks a day earlier. March arabica coffee futures slipped 0.85 cents, or 0.57 percent, to $1.4875 per lb at 1502 GMT.

  • *More unrest in Ivory Coast but cocoa impact unlikely. LONDON, Jan 13- Arabica coffee slumped on Friday on the back of profit-taking after a strong rally lifted prices to their highest in six weeks a day earlier. March arabica coffee futures slipped 1.70 cents, or 1.14 percent, to $1.4790 per lb at 1302 GMT.

  • *NY, London cocoa make biggest 1- day jumps since 2012. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Jan 12- New York cocoa futures on ICE rebounded sharply above the prior session's 2013 low on Thursday, marking their biggest one-day jump in nearly five years on a flurry of short covering and on support from a weaker dollar. "It started off as what could have been a day of consolidation, it has...

  • LONDON, Jan 12- New York cocoa prices rebounded on Thursday after falling to a near four-year low a day earlier, with prices supported by short covering and a weaker dollar. March London cocoa rose 32 pounds, or 1.83 percent, to 1,783 pounds per tonne, buoyed by the lift in New York prices. "It started off as what could have been a day of consolidation, it has turned, led by...

  • LONDON, Jan 12- New York cocoa rebounded sharply on Thursday after falling to a near four-year low a day earlier, with prices supported by short covering and a weaker dollar. March New York cocoa rose 3.9 percent to $2,210 a tonne before easing back slightly to $2,203 at 1329 GMT. March London cocoa also rose 26 pounds, or 1.48 percent, to 1,777 pounds per tonne, buoyed...

  • LONDON, Jan 12- New York cocoa rebounded sharply on Thursday after falling to a near four-year low a day earlier, with prices supported by short covering and a weaker dollar. March New York cocoa rose 3.9 percent to $2,210 a tonne before easing back slightly to $2,203 at 1329 GMT. March London cocoa also rose 26 pounds, or 1.48 percent, to 1,777 pounds per tonne, buoyed...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Jan 11- Robusta coffee futures on ICE rallied to a 4-1/ 2- year high on Wednesday as funds extended long positions against the backdrop of tight supplies, while New York cocoa prices sank to the lowest in nearly four years. March robusta coffee futures settled up $56, or 2.6 percent, at $2,218 per tonne, after rising to $2,229, the highest for the second...