QUOTE AND NEWS
Agrimoney.com  Apr 22  Comment 
Asian cocoa processing was stronger than expected this year, as cocoa futures extend their recent rally
Agrimoney.com  Feb 16  Comment 
West African dryness "could certainly" push prices up by nearly $200 a tonne, VSA Capital says
Agrimoney.com  Jan 22  Comment 
Data showing a rise in Asian cocoa processing volumes helps counteract disappointment at worse-than-expected statistics for North American
Mondo Visione  Jan 21  Comment 
Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges, clearing houses and data services, today announced that ICE Futures U.S. achieved daily volume records in cocoa futures and cocoa options with 87,195...
Agrimoney.com  Jan 11  Comment 
Cocoa futures outperformed handsomely in 2015, helped by weather concerns over production. Will they post headway in 2016 too?
Agrimoney.com  Jan 7  Comment 
Cocoa futures extend to 10% their losses so far this week, amid uncertainty over West African production
Benzinga  Jul 27  Comment 
Cocoa futures are trading choppy Monday. September Cocoa is trading at 3201, up 21. Trading is expected to remain choppy. Market chatter about Asian demand and general global demand has kept both buyers and sellers active. Market chatter about...
Agrimoney.com  Apr 24  Comment 
Cocoa futures close sharply higher, even though data show Asia's processing volumes dropping even faster than those in Europe and North America
Agrimoney.com  Apr 16  Comment 
Europe's cocoa grind fell less sharply was expected in the first three months of the year. But is this representative of the global picture?




 


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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