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ICAC sees above-average cotton prices in 2014-15

The intergovernmental group says it is, relatively, upbeat on cotton prices - hours before data show the lowest Chinese imports in nearly six years

Hedge funds, for fifth week, hike positive positioning on ags
Hedge funds, again, lift their net long in US-traded ags by more than 40,000 lots in a week, led by corn and soy. Still, in cotton, they act too soon
Cotton futures revive, amid ideas of weak sowings
Cotton recovers from five-year lows, helped by ideas that low prices may lift use and deter plantings. But futures struggle to regain 60 cents a pound
Hedge fund short-closing wave spurs fears for corn
Hedge funds extend short covering in agricultural commodity positions - in grains, at least. But will this herald a reversal in corn prices?
India's cotton exports may fall less than thought
Weak domestic consumption, and demand from flood-hit Pakistan, support Indian export prospects in the face of falling Chinese interest
Extent of hedge fund short-closing in ags revealed
Hedge funds raise bullish positioning on ags by more than 50,000 contracts, led by short covering. Bullish positioning on coffee hits a six-year high
Corn a better bet than soybeans - Commerzbank
The bank cuts forecasts for a range of crops, buts its expectations for soybeans are particularly downbeat. Are rapeseed and cotton undervalued?
Have hedge funds ended wave of selling in ags?
Hedge funds' net long position in ags stays stable for a fourth week, as selling in corn and soy is matched by less bearish takes on cotton and sugar
Aussie dryness grave for cotton, less so for wheat
ANZ backed a Monsanto estimate that Australia's dryness has halved cotton sowings. But the bank is not so downbeat on wheat harvest prospects
Deutsche urges long bet in ags, especially cocoa
Deutsche Bank follows up supportive comments last week by recommending investors go long on ag commodities. Ebola gives an extra reason to back cocoa
Hedge funds 'caught out' by crop price reversals
Hedge funds late to join the spree of negative bets on agricultural commodity prices may find themselves sitting on losses, thanks to price rebounds
ICAC cuts cotton price forecast to six-year low
The intergovernmental group lowers again its estimate for cotton prices this season, despite a - relatively - upbeat forecasts for Chinese imports
Goldman warns on soy as it cuts crop price outlook
Goldman Sachs lowers its outlook for futures in corn, cotton, soybeans and wheat. But it is soybean prices which have the most downside
Cotton prices - will they defy doomsters again in 2014?

Cotton prices proved remarkably strong, compared with most ags, in 2013. But can they maintain their strength, against concerns over Chinese reforms?

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