DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Mon Jan 6, 2014 02:49 PM CST

Cotton futures recouped much of the previous session's closing loss to finish with a moderate gain Monday.

Benchmark March settled up 69 points to 83.63 cents, in the upper quarter of its 114-point range from down 28 points at 82.66 cents -- a six session low -- to up 86 points at 83.80 cents -- shy of Friday's high.

The May contract gained 68 points to 83.61 cents, July rose 56 points to 83.48 cents and December added 40 points to 78.56 cents.

Volume slowed to a board-estimated 13,700 lots from a cleared 20,097 lots the previous session when spreads ...

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