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  • *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...

  • March arabica coffee rose 2.8 cents or 1.9 percent to $1.47 per lb by 1521 GMT after peaking at $1.4740, the highest level for the front month since Dec. 1. Cocoa was slightly higher, consolidating after falling sharply on Monday on news that an uprising in top grower Ivory Coast had ended after the government reached an agreement with disgruntled soldiers.

  • *Ivory Coast may sell cocoa to finance deal with soldiers. LONDON, Jan 10- Cocoa futures fell on Tuesday with the focus back on a favourable crop outlook in Ivory Coast after a short-lived rally fuelled by an armed uprising in the world's top grower. March New York cocoa was $5 or 0.2 percent lower at $2,179 per tonne at 1303 GMT, drifting back down towards a 3-1/ 2 year...

  • *Ivory Coast may sell cocoa to finance deal with soldiers. LONDON, Jan 10- Cocoa futures fell on Tuesday with the focus back on a favorable crop outlook in Ivory Coast after a short-lived rally fueled by an armed uprising in the world's top grower. March New York cocoa was $5 or 0.2 percent lower at $2,179 per tonne at 1303 GMT, drifting back down towards a 3-1/ 2 year low...

  • *Weak sterling limits losses in London cocoa. LONDON, Jan 9- Cocoa futures prices fell sharply on Monday after the government of top grower Ivory Coast reached a deal to calm an armed military uprising. Soldiers at military camps in cities and towns across Ivory Coast, including the commercial capital Abidjan, joined the rebellion.

  • *Weak sterling limits losses in London cocoa. LONDON, Jan 9- Cocoa futures prices fell sharply on Monday after the government of top grower Ivory Coast reached a deal to calm an armed military uprising. March New York cocoa was $74 or 3.3 percent lower at $2,187 per tonne at 1214 GMT after falling as low as $2,155 in early trade.

  • LONDON, Jan 6- Cocoa prices rose on Friday as disgruntled soldiers seized control of the second largest city in the world's top grower Ivory Coast, prompting a wave of short covering. May London cocoa was up 15 pounds or 0.8 percent at 1,838 pounds a tonne at 1402 GMT after initially surging to a peak of 1,860 pounds following the reports from Ivory Coast.

  • *Sugar weighed by prospect of higher production in China. LONDON, Jan 6- Cocoa prices rose on Friday as former soldiers seized control of the second largest city in top grower Ivory Coast, prompting a wave of short covering. May London cocoa was up 18 pounds or 1.0 percent at 1,841 pounds a tonne at 1128 GMT while March New York cocoa rose $8 or 0.35 percent to $2,270 a...

  • Transmar Group is a major buyer and processor of cocoa beans with operations in the United States, Europe, South America and West Africa. The filing came shortly after Transmar Group's European operation Euromar Commodities GmbH, a German cocoa grinder and significant customer to the U.S. company, declared insolvency in early December, adding to Transmar...