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John Buckley

John is a long-time analyst of agricultural and soft commodities markets worldwide. He is a former Editor of The Public Ledger, an Informa publication
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Weekly Review: Forward supply doubts excite cocoa bulls

It’s no longer just the current 2017/18 season’s supply that traders fear may turn out tighter than expected after some hot dry weather in the Ivory Coast. 

Cocoa Futures

Weekly Review: Coffee awaits Brazil updates

After a mostly weak performance in the year to date, Arabica coffee futures have yet to prove they’ve bottomed out.

Coffee Arabica

Weekly Review: Indian sugar crop over-rated?

Nearby raw sugar futures continued test eight-month lows despite India’s government forecasting its 2017/18 crop 2.3 million tonnes below the recently raised estimate from the country’s milling body ISMA.

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Weekly Review: Rapeseed retreats with soy

A choppy Winnipeg rapeseed futures market continued to pivot on soy’s gains and losses to a backdrop of its own relatively loose supply fundamentals.

Rapeseed Futures

Weekly Review: Export fears still dog palm oil

Malay Bursa palm oil futures initially bounced off last week’s final 19-month lows despite amid mixed February data from the country’s official palm body MPOB.

Palm Oil Futures

Weekly Review: Soy’s bull spree running out of steam?

Recent increments to Brazilian crop forecasts had been working against drought-eroding Argentine yields and, along with large world carry-in stocks from last season, reining in soy bulls.

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