QUOTE AND NEWS
Agrimoney.com  Jul 24  Comment 
Cocoa futures hit £2,000 a tonne in London for the first time since 2011 - despite "no fundamental rationale". Does this make them ripe for a fall?
Benzinga  Oct 21  Comment 
After making a double top on Thursday (2,776) and Friday (2,771), Cocoa futures have stalled ahead of that level in Monday's trading at 2,734. Also, the contract is attempting to post its tenth consecutive close above 2,700. This key level is...
Agrimoney.com  Oct 14  Comment 
Cocoa futures drop from two-year highs after Malaysia, Asia's top processor of the bean, reveals another quarter of declining volumes
Agrimoney.com  Jul 16  Comment 
Cocoa futures struggle after data show European processing volumes at the lower end of expectations, while the Malaysian grind falls
Wall Street Journal  Nov 26  Comment 
Cocoa futures jumped 4.9% last week—touching a one-month high—due to fears of shrinking supplies of the main ingredient for chocolate.




 


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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