Brazil cuts coffee harvest estimate, citing pest damage
A downgrade to the country's arabica coffee harvest more than offsets an increase to the estimate of robusta bean production
Hedge funds end ag selling spree - despite US corn, soy, cotton upgrades
Hedge funds cut short bets on ags, despite increased hopes for US corn, cotton and soybean supplies. Have ag prices passed their nadir?
Arabica futures jump again, as Brazil dryness worries mount
Arabica coffee futures take above 8% their gains this week - rebuilding their premium over robusta coffee
SocGen bearish on crops, slashing price forecasts - but not for coffee
Societe Generale downgrades price forecasts for a swathe of crops, and especially corn and sugar, to below levels investors are pricing in
Sell-off in ags has gone far enough, according to broker forecasts
Commentators, while cutting price forecasts for many ags, leave estimates ahead of the futures curve across grains and soft commodities
ICO flags headwind to Brazil coffee exports from rising real
... while Colombia, whose peso has been steady against the dollar, has seen export surge. Will harvest supplies revive Brazil's export vigour?
Hedge funds turn more bearish on grains than on soft commodities
Speculators raise bullish bets on hurricane-beset US cotton, while lifting short positions on corn. Are they overconfident on grain yields?
Hedge funds extend sell down ags again, led by stampede from hogs
In hogs, speculators turn negative on price prospects at the fastest in 4 years. But have they overcooked shorts on cocoa, coffee, wheat?
Sugar futures tumble, despite jitters over hedge funds' record bearish bet
Sugar futures fall, defying worries over hefty sales already made by hedge funds - which ramped up shorts in grains, livestock too
'Tight' robusta supplies to secure 'large' spot premium - Rabobank
The bank sees front robusta coffee futures holding a large price advantage. But what is the answer to the "multi-million dollar question"?
Smucker shares hit two-year low, as coffee squeeze hits profits
The owner of brands such as Folgers and Dunkin' Donuts cuts its profits outlook, after an attempt to pass on higher coffee costs backfires
Ag price falls have gone far enough - except in cotton, says Rabo
The bank is sanguine on prospects for prices of the likes of corn, coffee and wheat, and is "bullish" on cocoa and sugar. But on cotton...
Hedge funds pile up bearish bets on ags, as supply hopes revive
Hedge funds add short bets in ags at the fastest pace since 2015, with bearish positioning on sugar hitting a record. Coffee, hogs escape