QUOTE AND NEWS
Benzinga  10 hrs ago  Comment 
December New York Cocoa is trading at 2997, down 102 $/MT. New York cocoa futures have plunged during a brisk trade Monday morning. Market chatter about global currency values Ivory Coast cocoa production is making the rounds....
Benzinga  11 hrs ago  Comment 
Benzinga  Aug 19  Comment 
December New York Cocoa is trading at 3028, down 28 $/MT. New York cocoa futures are trading lower after a steady trade early on. Market chatter about global currency values and the global supply of cocoa is making the rounds. ...
Benzinga  Aug 19  Comment 
December New York Cocoa is trading at 3117, up 4 $/MT. New York cocoa futures are trading steady early Friday morning. Market talk about currency values and the supply of West African cocoa is making the rounds. Market...
Benzinga  Aug 18  Comment 
September New York Cocoa is trading at 3083, up 28 $/MT. December New York Cocoa is trading at 3097, up 18 $/MT. New York cocoa futures are trading just under the session highs. Market chatter about West African weather and...
Benzinga  Aug 17  Comment 
September Cocoa is trading at 3038, down 3 $/MT. December Cocoa is trading at 3060, up 1 $/MT. Cocoa futures are trading steady after Tuesday's move up. Market chatter about West African weather and cocoa growing conditions is...
Benzinga  Aug 16  Comment 
September New York Cocoa is trading at 3033, up 3 $/MT. December New York Cocoa is trading at 3020, up 5 $/MT. New York cocoa futures are trading steady after Monday's choppy and firm session. Market chatter about global currency...
Benzinga  Aug 15  Comment 
September New York cocoa is trading at 3012, up 19 $/MT. December New York cocoa is trading at 2998, up 17 $/MT. New York cocoa futures are trading a little higher early Monday morning. Market chatter about West African weather...
Benzinga  Aug 12  Comment 
September New York Cocoa is trading at 3003, up 1 $/MT. December New York Cocoa is trading at 2992, down 1 $/MT. New York Cocoa futures are trading steady early Friday morning. Market chatter about global currency values and Ivory Coast's...
Benzinga  Aug 11  Comment 
September Cocoa is trading at 3011, up 9 $/MT. December Cocoa is trading at 2993, down 12 $/MT. Cocoa futures are trading rangebound after Wednesday's choppy and firm trading session. Market chatter about West African weather, global...
Benzinga  Aug 10  Comment 
September Cocoa is trading at 3017, up 41$/MT. December Cocoa is trading at 2993, up 40 $/MT. Cocoa futures have moved higher after a steady trade early in the session. Market chatter about West African weather and Ivory Coast port...




 


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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