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Benzinga  10 hrs ago  Comment 
Coffee futures are trading very choppy Friday. September Coffee is trading at 135.80, up 0.60. Market chatter about currency values and a slight global production deficit has kept both buyers and sellers active on Friday. Market talk about some...
Benzinga  Jun 26  Comment 
Benzinga  Jun 26  Comment 
Benzinga  Jun 24  Comment 
Coffee futures have moved up during choppy trading on Wednesday, erasing Tuesday's decline. September Coffee is trading at 133.70, up 4.00. Market talk about global coffee weather and Brazil's production is making the rounds. Market talk about...
Benzinga  Jun 24  Comment 
Benzinga  Jun 23  Comment 
September Coffee is trading at 129.25, down 3.25. N.Y. Coffee futures are trading weak and choppy during late trading on Tuesday. Some general selling has been seen. Market talk about global coffee consumption and production has kept trading...
Benzinga  Jun 22  Comment 
N.Y. Coffee futures are trading steady to a little higher Monday morning. September Coffee is trading at 131.25, up 1.15. July Coffee is trading at 128.45, up 1.20. Chatter about Brazilian production has led to some selling on rallies. Market...
Benzinga  Jun 18  Comment 
Coffee futures are trading a little higher on Thursday after Wednesday's decline. September Coffee is trading at 130.75, up 1.35. July Coffee is trading at 127.80, up 1.15. Trading is range-bound. Chatter about Weather in Brazil and uncertainty...
Benzinga  Jun 16  Comment 
September Coffee is trading at 132.40, up 2.10. July Coffee is trading at 129.95, up 2.15. Coffee futures are trading higher after Monday's decline. Trading is choppy. Chatter about weather for harvest in Brazil and Vietnam production has kept...
Benzinga  Jun 11  Comment 
Coffee futures have moved lower during active trading Thursday morning. September Coffee is trading at 135.15, down 3.40. July Coffee is trading at 133.05, down 3.40. Coffee is trading is weak and near the lows of the session. Market talk...
Benzinga  Jun 11  Comment 
Benzinga  Jun 10  Comment 
N.Y. Coffee futures are trading steady Wednesday morning. September Coffee is trading at 140.00, up 0.45. July Coffee is trading at 137.70, up 0.35. Market talk continues about the latest estimates of coffee production coming out of Brazil....
Benzinga  Jun 9  Comment 
N.Y. Coffee futures have moved lower Tuesday morning. July Coffee is trading at 134.35, down 2.20. September Coffee is trading at 136.60, down 2.15. Brazil's Conab coffee production estimates came out at 44.3 million bags. Colombian coffee...
Benzinga  Jun 9  Comment 
Benzinga  Jun 8  Comment 
N.Y. Coffee futures are trading a little higher and choppy. July Coffee is trading at 135.75, up 0.75. September Coffee is trading at 137.95, up 0.55. Chatter about global weather has been supportive. Market talk about Brazil's and Vietnam's...




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Coffee futures are traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange under ticker symbol KC in dollars per pound.[1]

The chart at left shows front-month coffee futures prices on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) in dollars per pound.

Delivery Dates

Coffee futures are delivered every year in March, May, July, September, & December.[1]

The following is a table with Coffee futures delivery dates and resultant tickers for 2010. For an explanation on commodity tickers see commodity ticker construction.

Delivery Month Full Ticker Symbol
March, 2010KCH0
May, 2010KCK0
July, 2010KCN0
September, 2010KCU0
December, 2010KCZ0

Contract Specifications

Contract Size

One Coffee futures contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange is 37,500 pounds.[1]

Tick Size

.05 or 5/100 cent/lb., equivalent to $18.75 per contract. 1 cent per pound equals $375 per contract.[1]

Daily Price Limit

You can do whatever the f you want limit.[1]

Trading Hours

Coffee futures contracts trade on the CME Globex trading platform from 6:00 PM Sundays through 5:15 PM Fridays, Eastern Time, with a 45-minute break each day between 5:15 PM and 6:00 PM.[1]

Last Trading Day

Trading of Coffee futures contracts on the New York Mercantile Exchange ends on the business day immediately preceding the first notice day on the New York Board of Trade.[1]

Deliverable Grades

Deliverable Coffee grades for futures contracts on the New York Mercantile Exchange are as follows: A Notice of Certification is issued based on testing the grade of the beans and by cup testing for flavor. The Exchange uses certain coffees to establish the “basis.” Coffees judged better are at a premium; those judged inferior are at a discount. Basis: Mexico, Salvador, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Kenya, New Guinea, Panama, Tanzania, Uganda, Honduras and Peru; Plus 200 pts: Colombia; Minus 100 pts: Venezuela, Burundi and India; Minus 300 pts: Rwanda; Minus 400 pts: Dominican Republic and Ecuador.[1]

Margin

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 The New York Mercantile Exchange's contract specification for Coffee futures
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