QUOTE AND NEWS
Benzinga  Jul 25  Comment 
September Cocoa is trading at 2908, up 22 $/MT. December Cocoa is trading at 2919, up 23 $/MT. New York cocoa futures are trading just under the highs of the day after Friday's choppy and soft trading session. Market chatter about global...
Benzinga  Jul 22  Comment 
September Cocoa is trading at 2907, up 5 $/MT. December Cocoa is trading at 2922, up 11 $/MT. Cocoa futures are trading very choppy and the morning gains have eroded. . Trading is expected to be very choppy as traders adjust positions ahead...
Benzinga  Jul 22  Comment 
September Cocoa is trading at 2939, up 37 $/MT. December Cocoa is trading at 2951, up 40 $/MT. Cocoa futures are trading very choppy and at session highs Friday morning after Thursday's fall. Market talk about cocoa demand and West Africa's...
Benzinga  Jul 21  Comment 
September Cocoa is trading at 2944, down 25 $/MT. December Cocoa is trading at 2951, down 19 $/MT. Cocoa futures are trading at session lows. Market talk chatter global cocoa demand growth and currency values has kept both buyers and...
Benzinga  Jul 20  Comment 
September Cocoa is trading at 2975, down 23 $/MT. December Cocoa is trading at 2972, down 22 $/MT. Cocoa futures are trading lower after showing some gains early in the session. Market talk chatter about global cocoa demand and West African...
Benzinga  Jul 20  Comment 
September Cocoa is trading at 3016, up 18 $/MT. December Cocoa is trading at 3014, up 20 $/MT. Cocoa futures are trading a little higher Wednesday morning after Tuesday's steep decline. Market talk about less European demand growth ahead is...
Benzinga  Jul 19  Comment 
September Cocoa is trading at 3037, down 48 $/MT. December Cocoa is trading at 3039, down 43 $/MT. Cocoa futures have extended the session losses. Trading is very choppy. Market chatter about currency values is making the rounds. In...
Benzinga  Jul 18  Comment 
September Cocoa is trading at 3089, up 24 $/MT. December Cocoa is trading at 3074, up 24 $/MT. New York cocoa futures are trading rangebound and mostly higher Monday morning after Friday's plunge. Market chatter about global currency...
Benzinga  Jul 15  Comment 
September Cocoa is trading at 3100, down 57 $/MT. December Cocoa is trading at 3080, down 53 $/MT. Cocoa futures are trading a little above the lows of the day after showing a steady trade early on. North American third quarter grindings...
Benzinga  Jul 15  Comment 
September Cocoa is trading at 3148, down 9 $/MT. December Cocoa is trading at 3125, down 8 $/MT. Cocoa futures are trading just under the session highs after a mostly lower trade early Friday morning. Market talk about global cocoa demand...




 


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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