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Cocoa Mar '21 (CCH21)

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Cocoa Futures Market News and Commentary

Cocoa Prices Settle at 1-Week Highs on Stronger-Than-Expected Q4 Cocoa Grindings

Mar ICE NY cocoa (CCH21) on Friday closed up +27 (+1.08%), and Mar ICE London cocoa #7 (CAH21) closed up +39 (+2.30%).

Cocoa prices on Friday posted moderate gains, with NY cocoa at a 1-week high and London cocoa at a 1-1/2 week high. Cocoa prices rallied Friday on better-than-expected global Q4 grinding data. Asia Q4 cocoa grindings fell -4.2% y/y to 217,546 MT, a smaller decline than expectations of -9% y/y. Also, North American Q4 cocoa processing unexpectedly rose +7% y/y to 118,043 MT, stronger than expectations of a decline of -2.5% y/y and the highest for a Q4 in 5 years. On Thursday, data showed that Malaysia's Q4 cocoa grindings fell -2.5% yy/ to 87.163 MT and that Malaysia's total 2020 cocoa grindings dropped -8.1% y/y to 315,911 MT.

Another positive for cocoa prices was news of stronger demand after Thursday's data from Ivory Coast's Gepex, a group of six of the world's biggest cocoa grinders, showed that Gepex Dec cocoa processing rose +3.7%... Read more

Contract Specifications

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Contract
Cocoa
Contract Size
10 metric tonnes (22,046 pounds)
Tick Size
$1.00 per metric tonne ($10.00 per contract)
Trading Hours
3:45a.m. - 12:30p.m. (Settles 10:50a.m.) CST
Exchange
ICE/US
Point Value
$10
Margin/Maintenance
$2,090/1,900
First Notice Date
02/12/21 (28 days)
Expiration Date
03/16/21 (60 days)

Seasonal Chart

Cocoa Mar '21
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Mar Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Jan 12, 2021

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Commercials - Long / Short
91,320 (+348)
133,076 (+600)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
68,562 (-1,978)
32,952 (-3,162)
Producers - Long / Short
66,196 (+1,218)
125,101 (+496)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
23,035 (-663)
5,886 (+311)
Managed Money - Long / Short
48,472 (-2,612)
22,144 (-1,754)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
20,090 (+634)
10,808 (-1,408)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
2,439 +3.61%
on 12/21/20
2,661 -5.04%
on 01/04/21
-14 (-0.55%)
since 12/15/20
3-Month
2,247 +12.46%
on 11/02/20
2,821 -10.42%
on 11/24/20
+186 (+7.95%)
since 10/15/20
52-Week
2,118 +19.31%
on 07/08/20
2,821 -10.42%
on 11/24/20
-12 (-0.47%)
since 01/15/20

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Barchart Trading Guide

The Barchart Trading Guide is a Sell Signal with a Weak Signal Strength.

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 2,600
2nd Resistance Point 2,580
1st Resistance Point 2,553
Last Price 2,527s
1st Support Level 2,506
2nd Support Level 2,486
3rd Support Level 2,459

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52-Week High 2,821
Fibonacci 61.8% 2,552
Last Price 2,527s
Fibonacci 50% 2,470
Fibonacci 38.2% 2,387
52-Week Low 2,118

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