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ICE sugar, coffee extend rebounds as commodities climb LONDON: ICE sugar and coffee futures edged higher on Monday as prices extended rebounds from multi-year lows set earlier this month, boosted by broad-based gains in oil and other commodity markets and a weaker dollar.Cocoa prices were little changed.Dealers said a large speculative short positions in both ICE sugar and coffee meant the markets were susceptible to sporadic short-covering rallies, although fundamentals remained bearish.Speculators raised their net short positions in sugar and coffee contracts on ICE Futures US to record highs in the week to Feb. 19, US Commodity Futures Trading Commission data showed on Friday.March raw sugar futures on ICE stood 0.18 cent or 1.0 percent higher at 18.42 cents per lb at 1246 GMT. The contract fell to 17.87 cents earlier this month, the lowest level for the front month since August 2010.Macquarie Capital analyst Kona Haque said the sugar market had now priced in a large global ...

Copper snaps 6 days of losses, China caps gains LONDON: Copper rose on Monday after a six-day losing streak, helped by a weaker dollar, although slower growth of manufacturing activity in top consumer China, where post-holiday buying has yet to emerge, kept a cap on gains.China's HSBC flash purchasing managers' index (PMI) for February slipped to a four-month low of 50.4 from January's final reading of 52.3. The flash PMI still indicated a fourth consecutive month of expansion.In addition, trade data showed copper imports ...
Gold bounces on stronger euro; focus on Fed testimony LONDON: Gold rose on Monday, as rallying stock markets and a broadly lower dollar helped the metal recoup some of last week's losses, but investors were cautious ahead of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's testimony to Congress later this week.Analysts said the market was also finding background support from a downgrade of Britain's credit rating by Moody's and signs that Japan would continue with ultra easy monetary policy.Spot gold rose 0.7 percent to $1,592 by 1121 ...
US gold futures rise 1pc as stocks firm, dollar eases LONDON: US gold futures rose more than 1 percent on Monday to a session high at $1,592 an ounce, as rising stock markets and a retreat in the dollar helped the metal rally after last week's hefty losses.US gold futures for December delivery were up 1.1 percent at $1,590.20 at 0838 GMT. Spot gold was up 0.65 percent at $1,590.56 an ounce.Copyright Reuters, 2013 ...
Hollande wants proper labels on meat meals PARIS: France's president said Saturday he wanted to see proper labelling of meat in ready-made meals to avert a repeat of the scandal over horsemeat being passed off as beef."I want there to eventually be mandatory labels on the meat contained in prepared meals," Francois Hollande said while visiting an agricultural show in Paris."Until then, I will support... all initiatives for voluntary labelling" so that "consumers know the origin of the products they are consuming, ...
Cotton posts 3rd straight weekly drop after striking 9-month high   NEW YORK: Cotton slipped from earlier gains on Friday, posting a third straight weekly loss, as strong US export data failed to outweigh consolidation after the fiber reached nine-month highs earlier this week.   The most-active May cotton contract on ICE Futures US slid 0.09 cent, or 0.1 percent, to settle at $83.14 cents per pound on Friday.   Friday's fall came in afternoon trading after cotton had been up for much of the day, supported by strong weekly ...
ICE coffee, sugar rise on short-covering ahead of weekend   NEW YORK/LONDON: Coffee and sugar futures on ICE and Liffe climbed on Friday, extending gains above recent multi-year lows on short-covering, as unrest among port workers in top grower Brazil created uncertainty, dealers and analysts said.   Cocoa futures also climbed.   The Thomson Reuters-Jefferies CRB index, a global benchmark for commodities made up of 19 markets, inched up from Thursday's seven-week low as oil rose on signs that business morale in Germany was improving. Major stock markets also ...


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