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  • 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...

  • *Tet holiday in Vietnam curbs robusta selling. Dealers said a continued lack of hedge selling, with top robusta producer Vietnam celebrating the last day of the Lunar New Year holiday called Tet, also helped clear the way for prices to advance. Speculators have been bullish since the beginning of this year due to the prospect of a second consecutive poor robusta...

  • *Tet holiday in Vietnam curbs selling in robusta market. *Sugar remains rangebound as India developments awaited. May robusta coffee futures were up $16 or 0.72 percent at $2,252 a tonne at 1505 GMT after earlier climbing to a peak of $2,279, the highest for the second position since September 2011.

  • *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...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 31- Global coffee exports rose 5.3 percent in the 2016 calendar year and 8.3 percent in the first quarter of the 2016/ 17 crop year, data from the International Coffee Organization showed on Tuesday. Global coffee exports in the 2016 calendar year reached 118.42 million bags, up from 112.47 million bags in 2015, while they climbed to 29.77 million bags...

  • *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...

  • LONDON, Jan 30- Arabica coffee futures eased on Monday, extending last week's losses, as expectations for a smaller crop were dampened by better weather in top producer Brazil. March arabica coffee futures fell 1.9 cents, or 1.3 percent, to $1.505 per lb by 1610 GMT while March robusta coffee futures were own $2, or 0.1 percent, at $2,236 a tonne. Robusta supplies have...

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  • LONDON, Jan 30- Arabica coffee futures fell on Monday, extending last week's losses, while raw sugar prices slipped on fading expectations that India will start imports this quarter. March arabica coffee futures fell 1.45 cents, or 0.95 percent, to $1.509 per lb at 1224 GMT while March robusta coffee futures fell $3, or 0.13 percent, to $2,235 a tonne.

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  • 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.

  • *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.

  • 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...