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White Sugar #5 Aug '20 (SWQ20)

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White Sugar #5 Futures Market News and Commentary

Sugar Prices Close Lower on Weak Crude Oil Prices and Projections for Increased India Sugar Production

Jul NY world sugar #11 (SBN20) on Wednesday closed down -0.25 (-2.26%), and Aug London white sugar #5 (SWQ20) closed down -12.40 (-3.29%).

Sugar prices on Wednesday fell back on weak crude prices and on the outlook for an increase in India sugar production. WTI crude oil on Wednesday fell by more than -4%, which undercut ethanol prices and may prompt Brazil's sugar mills to divert more cane-crushing to sugar production rather than ethanol production, thus boosting sugar supplies.

Losses in sugar accelerated Wednesday after the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) projected that India's 2020/21 sugar production will climb +17% y/y to 33.705 MMT. FAS also projected that India's 2020/21 sugar ending stocks will climb +8.8% y/y to 17.419 MMT. India is the world's second-largest sugar producer. India's sugar production is expected to recover in 2020/21 after a decline in 2019/20. The Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) reported last Monday that India 2019/20 Oct-May... 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
07/16/20 (50 days)

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White Sugar #5 Aug '20
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
305.00 +19.34%
on 04/28/20
379.00 -3.96%
on 05/27/20
+56.50 (+18.37%)
since 04/27/20
3-Month
305.00 +19.34%
on 04/28/20
395.80 -8.03%
on 03/02/20
-29.20 (-7.43%)
since 02/27/20
52-Week
305.00 +19.34%
on 04/28/20
423.30 -14.01%
on 02/12/20
-1.00 (-0.27%)
since 05/24/19

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Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 40% Buy with a Weakest short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.



Long term indicators are in flux.

The market is approaching overbought territory. Be watchful of a trend reversal.

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 384.53
1st Resistance Point 374.27
Last Price 364.00s
1st Support Level 358.47
2nd Support Level 352.93

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52-Week High 423.30
Fibonacci 61.8% 378.11
Fibonacci 50% 364.15
Last Price 364.00s
Fibonacci 38.2% 350.19
52-Week Low 305.00

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