Tuesday , 17 October 2017

Sugar price reversal ‘won’t turn into rout’, says Rabobank

Sugar price reversal ‘won’t turn into rout’, says Rabobank

Rabobank called time on the reversal in sugar futures, despite becoming the second commentator within 24 hours to cut expectations for the world output deficit in 2016-17, and fla ...

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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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Dangote sees agriculture as having biggest growth potential

Dangote sees agriculture as having biggest growth potential

Nigerian conglomerate Dangote is set to increase the amount of land it cultivates as it seeks to become more self-reliant and vertically integrated. The move meets the aspirations ...

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Brazil’s sugar exports to grow, despite cane disappointment

Brazil’s sugar exports to grow, despite cane disappointment

Brazil's sugar exports to grow, despite cane disappointment Brazil's sugar exports will top 27m tonnes this season for only the second time, despite a disappointing cane harvest i ...

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USDA announces 2016-17 sugar program provisions

USDA announces 2016-17 sugar program provisions

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Sept. 23 announced sugar marketing allotments and marketing assistance loan rates for the 2016-17 crop year that begins Oct. 1. The initial 2 ...

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Sugar futures tumble, as Conab lifts production forecast

Sugar futures tumble, as Conab lifts production forecast

The Brazilian crop supply agency lifted its forecast for sugar production in the country's cane belt by 2.32m tonnes, citing dry weather and the large amount of cane left over fro ...

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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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Cotton, sugar ‘best crop bets’ for 2016 – cocoa the worst

Cotton, sugar ‘best crop bets’ for 2016 – cocoa the worst

Crop futures have, largely, reached the bottom – but that does not mean a sustained rebound is forthcoming for most contracts in 2016, Rabobank said, rating cotton and sugar among ...

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Rallies in corn, sugar have further to run, says Rabobank

Rallies in corn, sugar have further to run, says Rabobank

Revivals in corn and raw sugar futures have further to run, according to Rabobank, which also saw Brazilian dryness providing support for robusta coffee – but less so for arabica ...

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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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