NEW YORK Feb 14 ICE Futures U.S. will delay the
opening times for its sugar No. 11, arabica coffee and cocoa
contracts by one hour for three weeks in March due to seasonal
international time changes, the exchange said on Friday.
Effective March 10-28, raw sugar contracts will begin to
trade at 4:30 a.m. EST (0830 GMT), rather than the usual 3:30
a.m., due to the start of Daylight Saving Time in the United
States on March 9 and start of British Summertime on March 30.
During this three-week period, the coffee market will open
at 5:15 a.m. EST (0915 GMT) rather than 4:15 a.m., and cocoa at
5:45 a.m. rather than the usual 4:45 a.m., ICE stated in a
The settlement window for cocoa will temporarily change to
12:48-12:50 p.m. EST, an hour later than usual.
The daily closing times will not change.
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