New York Board Of Trade - NYBOT

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DEFINITION of 'New York Board Of Trade - NYBOT'

A commodities exchange in New York that trades futures and options on sugar, cotton, coffee, cocoa and orange juice, in addition to interest rates, currency and indexes.

BREAKING DOWN 'New York Board Of Trade - NYBOT'

This exchange was formed from the merging of the New York Cotton Exchange (NYCE) and the Coffee, Sugar & Cocoa Exchange(CSC).

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