New York Arabica coffee futures on ICE neared a nine-month low on Friday.
* May arabica coffee settled down 1.8 cents, or 1.5 percent, at $1.172 per lb, after falling to a contract low at $1.165. On the continuation chart it was one tick away from a nine-month low, as market participants focused on expectations for a large Brazilian crop.
* Total open interest rose for a ninth straight session to a record 267,006 contracts on Thursday, ICE data showed.
* May robusta coffee settled down $52, or 3 percent, at $1,690 per tonne.
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