Cotton futures finished modestly ahead Tuesday, with benchmark December edging up to its highest close since July 15.
December settled up 22 points to 67.91 cents, trading within a tight 87-point range from down two points at 67.67 cents to up 85 points at 68.54 cents. It set the trading band for the day by 8 a.m. CDT and finished in the lower third of the range.
Spot October rose 28 points to settle at 68.80 cents and March edged up eight points to close at 68.56 cents.
Volume rose to an estimated 13,900 lots from 10,194 lots the previous ...