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Will “Abenomics” bring real growth to Japan’s economy?
Japan’s economy versus the U.S. economy The below graph reflects trends in Japan’s gross domestic product (GDP) measured in U.S. dollars as of 2005 and 2013. Japan’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2012 was approximately $6 trillion USD, versus the U.S. GDP of approximately $16 trillion USD (so Japan’s economy is approximately 38% the size […]
Sugar Commodities Futures Update as of July 11
As of July 11, 2017, the near-month sugar futures for both the No. 11 and No. 5 contracts extended losses, continuing last week’s trend.
How Cocoa Prices Performed in the Week Ended June 30
On June 30, cocoa futures in the US stood 4% higher at $1,836 per metric ton from $1,769 per metric ton on June 23.
Sugar Reverses Gains for Week Ending June 30
On June 30, the near-month sugar number 11 futures stood 5.2% higher at 13.7 cents from 12.8 cents on June 23.
How Cocoa Prices Traded during the Week Ended June 23
Cocoa prices for the week ending June 23 ended in negative territory in the US and London.
Sweet or Not? A Closer Look at Sugar Commodity Prices for June 23
In the week ended June 23, 2017, the near-month futures for Sugar No. 11 and No. 5 contracts trended downward, a pattern observed since the beginning of this year.
Cocoa before Now: Futures Update for Last Week
Last week (ended June 16), cocoa front-month futures in the US fell to $1,977 per metric ton from $2,028 per metric ton one week previously.
Uh Oh, Sugar Contango: Sugar Futures Last Week
Last week, front-month sugar No. 11 futures closed at 13.4 cents per pound, falling week-over-week from 14.3 cents per pound one week previously.