03 February 1999
LIFFE soft volumes up 41%

SOFT commodities futures volumes on the London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange were 41% higher in January this year compared with the same period last month.

Robusta coffee rose 62%, while white sugar was up 34% and wheat rose 50%. Cocoa and potatoes rose 28% and 26% respectively.

  • Financial Times 03/02/99 page 36