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Green Pool cuts sugar deficit, despite Brazil woes

The consultancy lowers its estimate for the world sugar production shortfall in 2014-15. The rally in futures in the sweetener falters

Hedge funds lift bearish wheat bets to record high
Hedge funds' net short position in Chicago wheat hits the highest on records starting in 2006. They - perhaps unwisely - sell sugar notably too
Sugar prices bounce as Brazilian output falters
Sugar production in Brazil's key Centre South district slows sharply - tallying with forecasts of a "sudden death" to the cane crushing season
Real Good Food to take British Sugar row to Europe
The owner of the Napier Brown sugar reseller is to open talks with EU anti-trust officials, after UK ones refuse to investigate a pricing dispute
Hedge funds' ag selling stalls - except in wheat
Hedge funds nudge higher their exposure to rising ag commodities, against the recent trends. But this may be down to profit-taking on short bets
Sugar a better bet than cotton or grains - ANZ
An early finish to Brazil's cane harvest will fuel a sugar price rebound. But grain prices face a subdued outlook despite an Australia wheat downgrade
Rout in sugar futures not over yet - Abares
The commodities bureau forecasts sugar futures averaging their lowest in five years in 2014-15 - implying further price falls to come
Brazil data sends sugar prices close to 4-year low
Brazil's Centre South enjoys its strongest period for sugar output so far this year, sending futures within an ace of their lowest since 2010
Corn appeal ends hedge fund's bearish spree on ags
Hedge funds turn more positive on ag prices for the first time since June - notably on corn, despite big harvest hopes. Are spreads with soy in play?
ABF warns of 'substantially lower' sugar profits
Shares in the grain trading-to-groceries group drop after it announces a hit from weak sugar prices, which it deems "unsustainably low"
Cotton, sugar u-turns slow hedge funds' ag selling
Hedge funds' long-running selldown in agricultural commodities slows, despite a continued bearish turn in livestock and soybean positioning
ADM, Cargill may get harmed by sugar war crossfire
Credit Suisse warns of "pain" to US producers of corn-based sweeteners if Mexico retaliates against a proposed levy on its sugar exports
It is 'time to buy sugar', says Job Economia
Sugar prices recover as some commentators question a gloomy outlook from the ISO, amid concerns over Brazilian and Indian production
Agriculture emerges as key Brazil election battleground

Dilma Rousseff's government gives a sweetener to Brazil sugar mills, as presidential rival Marina Silva counters her reputation as an enemy of farmers

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