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Returns for Soft Commodities Haven’t Been This Bad Since 1986

Bloomberg on - 3/30/2020 5:24:40 PM
So much for sugar demand being insulated from the pandemic. A gauge that tracks returns for that market plus cotton and coffee -- the so-called soft commodities -- is on pace for its worst quarter since 1986.

Cotton's Bullish Run Has Reached Its Peak

Seeking Alpha - 3/22/2020 7:33:00 PM
I expect a pullback in cotton prices in 2020. Global cotton output expected to increase. Global cotton consumption is expected to be feeble in 2020.

MCX Cotton under fresh selling; Support seen at 16020

Commodity Online - 3/30/2020 7:27:00 AM
Technically Cotton market is under fresh selling as market has witnessed gain in open interest by 0.13% to settled at 6026 while prices down 350 rupees. Now MCX Cotton is getting support at 16020 and below same could see a test of 15840 levels, and resistance is now likely to be seen at 16510, a move above could see prices testing 16820.

Commodities: Cotton outlook sluggish

Dawn - 3/21/2020 1:51:00 AM
MULTAN: The cotton market lacked trading interest and only two deals took place on Friday. However, prices remained firm and Karachi Cotton Association kept its spot rate unchanged at Rs8,800. Cotton analyst Naseem Usman said the closure of trading activities has worried ginners and mill owners. The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association has ...

RPT-After series of cuts, India axes Bayer's GM cotton royalty

Reuters - 3/25/2020 5:13:00 AM
India has axed the royalties that local seed companies pay to German drugmaker Bayer AG for Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM) cotton, a government order said, after cutting them back since 2016. More than 45 local cotton seed companies pay royalties to Monsanto,

CALHOUN COUNTY: Global unease hits home in low commodity prices

The Times and Democrat - 3/22/2020 4:00:00 AM
The winter's chill and the land's dormancy will soon be a memory as Calhoun County farmers ready for spring plantings.

How the coronavirus is impacting US farmers. Could the weather help?

YAHOO! - 3/27/2020 2:41:00 PM
Last year's flooding hit farmers hard. In this file photo, Jeff Jorgenson looks over a partially flooded field he farms near Shenandoah, Iowa. About a quarter of his land was lost last year to Missouri River flooding.

Weak Retail Demand Pushes Cotton Sharply Lower

Inside Futures - 3/30/2020 3:20:00 PM
Cotton Futures---Cotton futures in the May contract is trading ... If you have been following any of my previous blogs you understand that I think prices could hit the 45 level in the coming days ahead as I see no reason to the long this commodity as this is one of the strongest trends to the downside out of all sectors so stay short if you ...