BC-Cotton Bale

Staff Writer
Columbus CEO

NEW YORK (AP) — Cotton futures No. 2 closed $4.20 a bale lower to $1.80 a bale higher Thursday.

The average price for strict low middling 1 & 1-16 inch spot cotton rose 25 cents to 74.64 cents per pound Thursday for the seven markets, according to the Market News Branch, Memphis USDA.