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Agrimoney.com  Jul 4  Comment 
Hedge funds lift bullish bets on sugar, coffee ahead of further prices rises - and turn more bearish on wheat as values head for a multi-year low
Agrimoney.com  Jun 28  Comment 
Hedge funds cut their net long in grain derivatives, even before the volatility after the UK's Brexit vote. But they are increasingly exposed in softs
Agrimoney.com  Jun 27  Comment 
Hedge funds cut their net long in grain derivatives, even before the volatility after the UK's Brexit vote. But they are increasingly exposed in softs
Mondo Visione  May 19  Comment 
GMEX Technologies (GMEX TECH), part of the GMEX Group and Avenir Technology Limited (Avenir), the UK based post-trade software firm, today announced phase 2 of the project to implement the warehouse receipt system, AvenirWRS, is live at the...
Agrimoney.com  May 13  Comment 
The grain complex trims the previous session's gains, as markets chew over US official forecasts, while softs rally as the real strengthens
Agrimoney.com  May 11  Comment 
The grain complex trims the previous session's gains, as markets chew over US official forecasts, while softs rally as the real strengthens
Reuters  Apr 29  Comment 
The rapid speculative rally in commodity markets is already petering out as focus returns to oversupplied markets, but dipping into a few choice assets could yield strong returns later this year.
Agrimoney.com  Apr 7  Comment 
Softs are still under pressure, while the corn and soybean spread continues to narrow back down




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Soft Commodities (or "Softs") refers to a specific, non-metal, non-energy set of commodities. Different financial services define soft commodities differently, though nearly all agree that the category includes cocoa, coffee, cotton, sugar, and orange juice. Often, the category is defined as tropical agricultural commodities, though the common classification of lumber as a soft commodity runs antithetical to this definition.

In this sense, it is perhaps more useful to think of the category in terms of what it contains and what it is NOT (metal commodities, energy commodities) rather than a single underlying definition.

On Wikinvest, Cocoa, Coffee, Cotton, Sugar, Orange Juice, and Lumber are all classified as "softs".

Soft Commodities On Wikinvest

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