QUOTE AND NEWS
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?
Mondo Visione  Mar 31  Comment 
CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, announced the first trades of its new Physically Delivered Cocoa futures contract (contract code CCP), which were launched yesterday on its European exchange, CME...
Mondo Visione  Jan 27  Comment 
First physically delivered, euro-denominated Cocoa futures to provide ease of access and improved conditions for cash-market price convergence U.S. dollar-denominated, cash-settled Cocoa futures to enable margin offsets and arbitrage between...
Benzinga  Jan 26  Comment 
NY March Cocoa is little changed during early trading after last week's decline. Cocoa has been one of the bright spots for improving global demand in foodstuff's. Friday's fourth quarter Asian grinding data was worse than expected at a 17.2...
Mondo Visione  Jan 20  Comment 
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an order filing and simultaneously settling charges against Singapore-based Olam International, Ltd. (Olam International), which operates a futures trading desk in London,...
Benzinga  Jan 20  Comment 
March NY Cocoa is trading at 2948, up 6 in early trading Tuesday morning. Market talk is focusing on more demand data. Asian quarterly grind numbers are due out this week. Chatter about poor demand European demand and general long liquidation...




 


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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