BUSINESS

BC-Cotton Bale

Staff Writer
Columbus CEO

NEW YORK (AP) — Cotton futures No. 2 closed 25 cents to $2.60 a bale higher Wednesday.

The average price for strict low middling 1 & 1-16 inch spot cotton advanced 10 cents to 79.71 cents per pound Wednesday for the seven markets, according to the Market News Branch, Memphis USDA.