BC-Cotton Bale

Staff Writer
Columbus CEO

NEW YORK (AP) — Cotton futures No. 2 closed $1.40 a bale higher to $1.65 lower Thursday.

The average price for strict low middling 1 & 1-16 inch spot cotton declined 18 cents to 74.33 cents per pound Thursday for the seven markets, according to the Market News Branch, Memphis USDA.