BUSINESS

BC-Cotton Bale

Staff Writer
Columbus CEO

NEW YORK (AP) — Cotton futures No. 2 closed $1.40 to $4.70 a bale higher Tuesday.

The average price for strict low middling 1 & 1-16 inch spot cotton advanced 96 cents to 79.99 cents per pound Tuesday for the seven markets, according to the Market News Branch, Memphis USDA.