Monday , 26 June 2017

Hogs to gain less from fund rejig – but coffee, wheat hopes rise

Hogs to gain less from fund rejig – but coffee, wheat hopes rise

The revival in lean hog futures has quelled somewhat the further boost to prices ahead posed by an annual rejig of index funds holding $115bn in ags – although for Chicago wheat, ...

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Watch out for Brazilian real next week, top trader tells ag investors

Watch out for Brazilian real next week, top trader tells ag investors

Next week could be a crucial one for agricultural commodity traders, particularly of the likes of coffee and sugar, thanks to the potential for bringing volatility in the key curr ...

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Hedge funds prefer hard wheat to soft, coffee to cocoa, cattle to hogs

Hedge funds prefer hard wheat to soft, coffee to cocoa, cattle to hogs

Hedge funds favoured hard wheat over soft, coffee over cocoa, and cattle over hogs as they raised their bullish bets on agricultural commodities for a second successive week – for ...

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Conab slashes Brazilian robusta hopes, after drought damage

Conab slashes Brazilian robusta hopes, after drought damage

Robusta coffee rallied to a 19-month high, as the Brazilian government lowered its estimate of the 2016 crop there, after prolonged dry weather in Espirito Santo. Conab, the Brazi ...

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Sugar futures surge to 4-year high

Sugar futures surge to 4-year high

Sugar and coffee futures soared, as the currency of top grower Brazil rallied, while wheat prices slumped as the market remains glutted, with fresh US stocks data out on Thursday. ...

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Falling real sinks coffee, sugar, soybeans

Falling real sinks coffee, sugar, soybeans

The Brazilian currency reached an all-time low against the dollar on Tuesday, raising the prospect of increased supply from one of the world's key agricultural exporters. The real ...

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Colombia coffee harvest extends recovery, despite dryness

Colombia coffee harvest extends recovery, despite dryness

The resurgence of Colombia's coffee production is continuing, despite some dry weather in recent months, as replanted coffee trees mature. In August Colombia, the world's second l ...

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IBGE lifts hopes for in-focus Brazil coffee crop

IBGE lifts hopes for in-focus Brazil coffee crop

The Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística weighed into the fresh debate on the Brazilian coffee crop by raising its production estimate – although thanks to extra area r ...

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Roasters, stocks may revive arabica’s premium over robusta

Roasters, stocks may revive arabica’s premium over robusta

The premium of arabica coffee to robusta, which stands at less than half values reached last year, may be poised to recover, after reaching levels which may encourage roasters to ...

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Honduran coffee output, exports to hit record high

Honduran coffee output, exports to hit record high

Honduran coffee production, and exports, will hit a record high in 2015-16 as Central America's top bean grower reaps the benefit of efforts to counter rust, which badly hurt the ...

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