DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Fri Jun 28, 2013 03:27 PM CDT

Cotton futures settled mixed and with small gains beyond the front two contracts in slow dealings on the heels of the U.S. planted acreage report Friday.

Most-active December eked out a 13-point gain to 84.01 cents, just above the midpoint of its 132-point range from down 57 points at 83.31 to up 75 points at 84.63 cents. It lost 63 points for the week but gained 195 points or 2.3% for the month.

Maturing July settled off 42 points at 82.71 cents, October fell 52 points to 85.61 cents and March gained 34 points to 82.48 cents.

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