Ghana may increase the farmgate cocoa price by over 60%

At the end of trading Sep. 8, the Dec-23 NY cocoa contract closed at $3,654 per MT, $42 above Sep 7’s close and $40 above its session open. RSI is bearish at 67.4 percent, MACD moved from bearish to neutral, and the stochastic slightly [...]

Cocoa sees technical support at uptrend

Inflation-related volatility continues to impact commodity pricing, and cocoa is seeing recent price weakness on fund liquidation. Since their mid-May highs, cocoa futures have fallen nearly $200 per MT or nearly a tenth on position liquidation ahead of the July contract expiration. With futures [...]

Cocoa 2019/20 selling; top origins seek 2020/21 price floor?

As speculators have been establishing new longs and buying into strength, Ivory Coast and Ghana have been busy forward selling next year’s crop and working to coordinate their cocoa activities. One month ago, speculative funds were effectively flat, neither long nor short. Since then, [...]

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