|Mystery trader buys all Europe's cocoa|
|Telegraph, Jonathan Sibun and Harry Wallop, 17/07/2010 (traduire en Français )|
Even Willy Wonka might struggle to use this much chocolate. Yesterday, somebody bought 241,000 tonnes of cocoa beans.
The purchase was enough to move the entire global cocoa market, sending the price to the highest level since 1977, and triggering rumours and intrigue in the City.
It is unclear which person, or group of traders, was behind the deal, but it was the largest single cocoa trade for 14 years.
“If it looks like cornering, feels like cornering and the price difference between Europe and the US is so large, it probably is cornering.”
C'est par ici pour un graphe des cours du cacao.
Alors que le prochain G20 doit parler de la régulation des prix des matières premières, voila un cas de plus qui devrait donner du "grain à moudre" aux régulateurs...