QUOTE AND NEWS
Benzinga  Feb 27  Comment 
May New York Cocoa is trading at 1969, down 25 $/MT. July New York Cocoa is trading at 1980, down 22 $/MT. New York Cocoa futures are trading lower just after the open. Market chatter about West African cocoa supplies and measures taken...
Benzinga  Feb 24  Comment 
May New York Cocoa is trading at 2020, down 6 $/MT. July New York Cocoa is trading at 2028, down 6 $/MT. New York Cocoa futures are trading steady to lower. The Ivory Coast government said it sold 350,000 tonnes of cocoa beans while some...
Benzinga  Feb 23  Comment 
May New York Cocoa is trading at 2017, up 22 $/MT. July New York Cocoa is trading at 2026, up 23 $/MT. New York Cocoa futures are trading in the middle of the session range. Market chatter about global demand for cocoa and West Africa's...
Benzinga  Feb 22  Comment 
May New York Cocoa is trading at 1990, down 6 $/MT. July New York Cocoa is trading at 1998, down 6 $/MT. New York Cocoa futures are trading a little lower after Tuesday's choppy trading session. Ghana's government cocoa purchases from...
Benzinga  Feb 21  Comment 
May New York Cocoa is trading at 1998, down 2 $/MT. July New York Cocoa is trading at 2007, down 3 $/MT. New York Cocoa futures are trading steady just after the open Tuesday. Chatter about the supply of cocoa in West African ports and...
Agrimoney.com  Feb 20  Comment 
Wheat prices make a short-lived attempt to break out of a long-term downtrend, while the bounce in cocoa futures extends
Benzinga  Feb 17  Comment 
May New York Cocoa is trading at 2044, up 3 $/MT. July New York Cocoa is trading at 2051, up 4 $/MT. New York Cocoa futures are trading steady after Thursday's move up. Street estimates for the Ivory Coast's 2016 to 2017 cocoa...
Agrimoney.com  Feb 16  Comment 
Wheat prices make a short-lived attempt to break out of a long-term downtrend, while the bounce in cocoa futures extends
Benzinga  Feb 16  Comment 
May New York Cocoa is trading at 2000, up 13 $/MT. July New York Cocoa is trading at 2003, up 9 $/MT. New York Cocoa futures are trading choppy after Wednesday's sharp move up. Talk about supplies of cocoa in West Africa has kept...
Benzinga  Feb 15  Comment 
May New York Cocoa is trading at 1964, up 59 $/MT. July New York Cocoa is trading at 1971, up 55 $/MT. New York Cocoa futures are trading at the session highs after showing a steady trade early in the day. Trading is choppy. In other...




 


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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