QUOTE AND NEWS
Benzinga  2 hrs ago  Comment 
March New York Cocoa is trading at 2327, down 40 $/MT. May New York Cocoa is trading at 2320, down 39 $/MT. March cocoa futures are trading choppy and at new contract lows. Ivory Coast port arrivals during November 28th to December 4th...
Benzinga  Dec 5  Comment 
March New York Cocoa is trading at 2384, down 11 $/MT. May New York Cocoa is trading at 2378, down 8 $/MT. New York cocoa futures are trading rangebound and just above the session lows. Market chatter about global demand for cocoa and...
Benzinga  Dec 2  Comment 
March New York Cocoa is trading at 2396, down 10 $/MT. May New York Cocoa is trading at 2389, down 10 $/MT. New York cocoa futures are trading rangebound and just above the session lows. Market chatter about West African weather forecasts...
Benzinga  Dec 1  Comment 
March New York Cocoa is trading at 2398, up 9 $/MT. May New York Cocoa is trading at 2390, up 10 $/MT. New York cocoa futures are trading rangebound and in the middle of the session range. The International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) Cocoa...
Benzinga  Nov 30  Comment 
March New York Cocoa is trading at 2396, down 19 $/MT. May New York Cocoa is trading at 2387 down 20 $/MT. New York cocoa futures are trading near the session lows. Market chatter about forecasts for West African weather, Ivory coast cocoa...
Benzinga  Nov 29  Comment 
March New York Cocoa is trading at 2400, down 2 $/MT. May New York Cocoa is trading at 2392 down 1 $/MT. New York cocoa futures are trading steady just after the open. Market chatter about global currency values, West African cocoa supplies...
Benzinga  Nov 28  Comment 
March New York Cocoa is trading at 2411, down 4 $/MT. May New York Cocoa is trading at 2404, down 5 $/MT. New York cocoa futures are trading at the session lows. Market chatter about currency values and global cocoa demand has kept buyers...
Benzinga  Nov 25  Comment 
March New York Cocoa is trading at 2405, down 34 $/MT. New York cocoa futures have extended the session losses during a choppy post-holiday session. In other New York Soft commodities; March Coffee is trading at 155.60, down 2.10...
Benzinga  Nov 23  Comment 
March New York Cocoa is trading at 2426, down 14 $/MT. New York cocoa futures are trading a little lower on the day. Trading is rangebound. Market chatter about traders adjusting positions ahead of the exchange holiday on Thursday is making...
Benzinga  Nov 22  Comment 
March New York Cocoa is trading at 2430, up 1 $/MT. New York cocoa futures are trading steady just after the open Tuesday. Ivory Coast port arrivals totaled about 60,000 tons during November 14th to November 20th versus 55,000 tonnes last...




 


Cocoa futures are traded on the ICE Exchange under ticker symbol CC in dollars per metric ton. [1]

The chart at left shows front-month cocoa futures prices on the ICE Exchange in dollars per metric ton.

Delivery Dates

Cocoa futures are delivered every year in March, May, July, September, & December.[1]

The following is a table with cocoa futures delivery dates and resultant tickers for 2009. For an explanation on commodity tickers see commodity ticker construction.

Delivery Month Full Ticker Symbol Thomson-Reuters Symbol
March, 2009CCH9CC/H9-NM
May, 2009CCK9CC/K9-NM
July, 2009CCN9CC/N9-NM
September, 2009CCU9CC/U9-NM
December, 2009CCZ9CC/Z9-NM

Contract Specifications

Contract Size

One Cocoa futures contract on the ICE Exchange is 10 metric tons.[1]

Daily Price Limit

There is no daily price limit for Cocoa Futures on the ICE Exchange.[1]

Trading Hours

Cocoa futures contracts are traded everyday exclusively on the ICE Trading Platform from 9:00am to 7:00pm Greenwich Mean Time (4:00am to 2:00pm Eastern).[1]

Last Trading Day

Trading of Cocoa futures contracts on the ICE Exchange ends on the business day immediately preceding the first notice day on the New York Board of Trade..[1]

Deliverable Grades

Deliverable Cocoa grades for futures contracts on the ICE Exchange are: The growth of any country or clime, including new or yet unknown growths. Growths are divided into three classifications. Group A–Deliverable at a premium of $160/ton (including main crops of Ghana, Lome Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Sierra Leone). Group B–Deliverable at a premium of $80/ton (includes Bahia, Arriba, Venezuela, Sanchez among others). Group C–Deliverable at par (includes Haiti, Malaysia and all others).[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 The ICE Exchange's contract specification for Cocoa futures
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