QUOTE AND NEWS
Benzinga  4 hrs ago  Comment 
December New York Cocoa is trading at 2858, down 10 $/MT. March New York Cocoa is trading at 2829, down 10 $/MT. New York cocoa futures are trading a little lower early Wednesday morning. Market talk about the West African cocoa harvest...
Benzinga  Sep 27  Comment 
December New York Cocoa is trading at 2834, down 11 $/MT. March New York Cocoa is trading at 2806, down 11 $/MT. New York cocoa futures are trading rangebound. Market chatter about weather for Ivory Coast growing areas and global currency...
Benzinga  Sep 26  Comment 
December New York Cocoa is trading at 2825, down 27 $/MT. March New York Cocoa is trading at 2796, down 26 $/MT. Cocoa futures are trading lower early Monday after Friday's steep decline and choppy trading session. Market chatter about...
Benzinga  Sep 23  Comment 
December New York Cocoa is trading at 2878, down 42 $/MT. March New York Cocoa is trading at 2847, down 39 $/MT. New York cocoa futures are trading at session lows. After a steady early in the session. Trading is choppy. In other New...
Benzinga  Sep 22  Comment 
December New York Cocoa is trading at 2913, up 36 $/MT. March New York Cocoa is trading at 2882, up 35 $/MT. New York cocoa futures are trading just under the session highs. Market talk about West African weather and the supply of cocoa from...
Benzinga  Sep 21  Comment 
December New York Cocoa is trading at 2869, up 3 $/MT. March New York Cocoa is trading at 2840, up 4 $/MT. New York cocoa futures are trading steady Wednesday morning. Trading is rangebound. Market chatter about global cocoa demand, the...
Benzinga  Sep 20  Comment 
December New York Cocoa is trading at 2847, down 25 $/MT. March New York Cocoa is trading at 2819, down 21 $/MT. New York cocoa futures are trading lower after a steady trade early in the day. Market talk about global currency values and...
Benzinga  Sep 19  Comment 
December New York Cocoa is trading at 2880, up 77 $/MT. March New York Cocoa is trading at 2850, up 68 $/MT. New York cocoa futures have extended the session gains. Trading is choppy. In other New York Soft commodities; December...
Benzinga  Sep 16  Comment 
December New York Cocoa is trading at 2835, up 3 $/MT. March New York Cocoa is trading at 2816, up 3 $/MT. New York cocoa futures are trading rangebound and nearly unchanged on the day. Market talk about West African weather and...
Benzinga  Sep 15  Comment 
December New York Cocoa is trading at 2825, up 20 $/MT. March New York Cocoa is trading at 2810, up 20 $/MT. New York cocoa futures are trading near the highs of the session. Market talk about West African weather and global cocoa...




 


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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