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White Sugar #5 Aug '23 (SWQ23)

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White Sugar #5 Futures Market News and Commentary

Sugar Closes Higher as a Weak Dollar Inspires Short Covering

July NY world sugar #11 (SBN24) on Friday closed up +0.15 (+0.82%) on Tuesday, and Aug London ICE white sugar #5 (SWQ24) closed up +6.20 (+1.15%).

Sugar prices on Friday recovered from 1-week lows and posted moderate gains as a weaker dollar (DXY00) sparked short covering in sugar futures.  

Sugar prices have tumbled over the past seven weeks as ramped-up sugar production in Brazil improved the global supply outlook.  Last Thursday, NY sugar fell to a 1-1/2 year nearest-futures low, and London sugar dropped to a 1-1/4 year low on the outlook for ample global sugar supplies.  Unica reported last Wednesday that Brazil's sugar production in the second half of April jumped +84.0% y/y to 1,843 MMT, and for the 2024/25 marketing year (Apr-Mar) sugar production rose +65.9% y/y to 2.558 MMT.  Brazil's sugar mills have boosted their cane crushing for sugar at the expense of ethanol production as they crushed 46.96% of sugarcane this year for sugar, up from 41.42% of cane used las... 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/EU
Point Value
$50
Expiration Date
07/14/23 (expired)

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White Sugar #5 Aug '23
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Aug Contracts
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
612.10 +14.47%
on 06/29/23
710.80 -1.42%
on 06/19/23
+13.60 (+1.98%)
since 06/14/23
3-Month
612.10 +14.47%
on 06/29/23
730.50 -4.08%
on 04/27/23
+32.50 (+4.86%)
since 04/14/23
52-Week
464.80 +50.75%
on 10/28/22
730.50 -4.08%
on 04/27/23
+207.30 (+42.01%)
since 07/14/22

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Sugar Closes Higher as a Weak Dollar Inspires Short Covering

July NY world sugar #11 (SBN24 ) on Friday closed up +0.15 (+0.82%) on Tuesday, and Aug London ICE white sugar #5 (SWQ24 ) closed up +6.20 (+1.15%). Sugar prices on Friday recovered from 1-week lows and...

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SWQ24 : 545.90s (unch)
DXY00 : 104.583 (-0.13%)
Cocoa Prices Supported by West African Crop Concerns

July ICE NY cocoa (CCN24 ) on Friday closed up +185 (+2.28%), and July ICE London cocoa #7 (CAN24 ) closed up +167 (+2.51%). Cocoa prices Friday added to Thursday's sharp gains and posted 1-1/2 week highs....

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Dollar Weakness Sparks Short Covering in Sugar Futures

July NY world sugar #11 (SBN24 ) today is up +0.19 (+1.04%) on Tuesday, and Aug London ICE white sugar #5 (SWQ24 ) is up +4.90 (+0.91%). Sugar prices today recovered from 1-week lows and moved moderately...

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Cocoa Prices Climb on Concerns About West African Crop Production

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CAU24 : 6,385s (unch)

Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 707.37
2nd Resistance Point 704.03
1st Resistance Point 702.37
Last Price 700.70s
1st Support Level 697.37
2nd Support Level 694.03
3rd Support Level 692.37

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52-Week High 730.50
Last Price 700.70s
Fibonacci 61.8% 629.00
Fibonacci 50% 597.65
Fibonacci 38.2% 566.30
52-Week Low 464.80

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