Cotton futures settled mixed Wednesday, sliding to a moderate loss and a new low close for the move in benchmark December and finishing slightly higher in traded contracts beyond March.
December closed off 49 points to 83.20 cents, just off the low of its 80-point range from up 21 points at 83.90 to down 59 points at 83.10 cents. This was its lowest close since Sept. 6.
March finished off 17 points at 83.98 cents, trading within only a 61-point range from 84.47 to 83.86 cents. December 2014 edged up 11 points to settle at 79.11 cents.
Volume rose to ...