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White Sugar #5 Dec '20 (SWZ20)

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White Sugar #5 Futures Market News and Commentary

Sugar Prices Settle Moderately Lower as a Slump in Crude Oil Weighs on Ethanol and Sugar Prices

Mar NY world sugar #11 (SBH21) on Wednesday closed down -0.04 (-0.28%). Dec London white sugar #5 (SWZ20) closed down -3.50 (-0.88%).

Sugar prices on Wednesday posted moderate losses as they were weighed down by a slump in crude prices. Crude fell by more than -4% Wednesday, which undercuts ethanol prices and may prompt Brazil's sugar mills to divert more cane crushing toward sugar production rather than ethanol production, thus boosting sugar supplies.

Another negative factor for sugar was the action by the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) on Monday to raise its India 2020/21 sugar production estimate to 31 MMT from a June forecast of 30.5 MMT.

Sugar prices on Monday rallied to 7-3/4 month nearest-futures highs on concern that Brazil's dry conditions may curb sugarcane yields and reduce Brazil's sugar production. Irregular rain in Brazil's sugar-growing areas is keeping soil moisture levels below normal. On Monday, data from Somar Meteorologia showed that... Read more

Contract Specifications

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Contract
White Sugar #5
Contract Size
50 metric tonnes
Tick Size
10 cents per metric tonne ($5.00 per contract)
Trading Hours
8:45a.m. - 6:30p.m. GMT
Exchange
ICE
Point Value
$50
Expiration Date
11/13/20 (22 days)

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White Sugar #5 Dec '20
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Dec Contracts
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
362.70 +8.44%
on 09/29/20
405.00 -2.89%
on 10/20/20
+26.50 (+7.22%)
since 09/21/20
3-Month
346.90 +13.38%
on 07/24/20
405.00 -2.89%
on 10/20/20
+42.40 (+12.08%)
since 07/21/20
52-Week
302.10 +30.19%
on 04/28/20
412.50 -4.65%
on 02/12/20
+43.90 (+12.56%)
since 10/21/19

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Barchart Trading Guide

The Barchart Trading Guide is a Buy Signal with a Strong Signal Strength.

Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 399.90
1st Resistance Point 396.60
Last Price 393.30s
1st Support Level 389.70
2nd Support Level 386.10

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52-Week High 412.50
Last Price 393.30s
Fibonacci 61.8% 370.33
Fibonacci 50% 357.30
Fibonacci 38.2% 344.27
52-Week Low 302.10

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