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White Sugar #5 May '22 (SWK22)

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White Sugar #5 Futures Market News and Commentary

Sugar Closes Slightly Lower on Weak Crude Prices

March NY world sugar #11 (SBH22) on Friday closed down -0.03 (-0.16%), and March London white sugar #5 (SWH22) closed down -1.90 (-0.37%).

Sugar prices on Friday closed slightly lower.  Weakness in crude prices Friday undercut sugar prices.  On Thursday, NY sugar had earlier posted a 3-week high, and London sugar posted a 1-1/2 month high after Feb WTI crude (CLG2) surged to a 7-1/4 year high Wednesday.  Higher crude prices benefit ethanol prices and may prompt Brazil's sugar mills to divert more cane crushing toward ethanol production rather than sugar, thus curbing sugar supplies.  

Strength in the Brazilian real (^USDBRL) is also bullish for sugar prices as the real on Thursday rallied to a 3-1/2 month high against the dollar.  A stronger real discourages export selling from Brazil's sugar producers.

Reduced sugar output in Brazil is bullish for prices after Unica reported last Wednesday that 2021/22 Center-South sugar production through Dec was 32.029 MMT, down... 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
04/14/22 (82 days)

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White Sugar #5 May '22
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
472.20 +5.36%
on 01/10/22
507.00 -1.87%
on 01/20/22
+9.60 (+1.97%)
since 12/21/21
3-Month
472.20 +5.36%
on 01/10/22
525.00 -5.24%
on 11/18/21
+5.50 (+1.12%)
since 10/21/21
52-Week
391.00 +27.24%
on 01/29/21
525.00 -5.24%
on 11/18/21
+100.30 (+25.25%)
since 01/21/21

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Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 507.13
2nd Resistance Point 504.17
1st Resistance Point 500.83
Last Price 497.50s
1st Support Level 494.53
2nd Support Level 491.57
3rd Support Level 488.23

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52-Week High 525.00
Last Price 497.50s
Fibonacci 61.8% 473.81
Fibonacci 50% 458.00
Fibonacci 38.2% 442.19
52-Week Low 391.00

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