Cotton futures are mostly 18 to 29 points in negative territory on Thursday, with October higher on thin volume. The dollar is stronger at midday, adding pressure to the market. The weekly AWP update is not being released due to the government shutdown, as well as the CFTC Commitment of Traders and Cotton on Calls reports. The Cotlook A index was down 85 points from the previous day on January 9 at 81.05 cents/lb.
Mar 19 Cotton is at 72.84, down 29 points,
May 19 Cotton is at 74.36, down 16 points
Jul 19 Cotton is at 75.48, down 18 points
Oct 19 Cotton is at 74.730, up 19 points
--provided by Brugler Marketing & Management