Cocoa futures fell on speculation that global supplies will climb as the harvest accelerates in West Africa, the world’s top producing region. Cotton, sugar and orange juice also slid.
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Cotton rose, capping the third straight weekly gain, as export demand surged and inventories dwindled in the U.S., the world’s largest shipper. Orange-juice futures dropped.
Cotton prices surged, capping the biggest weekly gain in 39 years, on mounting concern that exports will be limited from India, the world’s second-largest grower.
Cotton-futures trading plunged to a 15-week low last week as prices extended their decline from a record and headed for the biggest monthly drop since January, exchange data show.
Cotton prices declined as favorable crop conditions in the U.S., the world’s largest exporter, may boost supplies, and as global equities tumbled. Orange-juice futures dropped for the second straight session.
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Cotton futures jumped to a three-week high as U.S. exports climbed, signaling ample global demand continues to outpace supplies.
Cotton prices rose in New York on speculation that supplies will be tight. Orange-juice futures climbed the most in two months.
Cotton rose the most allowed by ICE Futures U.S., touching a three-week high, on signs of robust demand. Orange juice fell.
"The cotton market is under harvest pressure."
- Keith Brown on Oct 28, 2013