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DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Mon Jan 27, 2014 02:49 PM CST

Cotton futures fell to steep losses Monday as emerging markets and currencies remained in turmoil amid concerns about global growth.

Spot March closed down 296 points to 84.25 cents, its lowest finish since Jan. 14 and in the lower quarter of its 350-point range from down five points at 87.16 to down 355 points at 83.66 cents.

The May contract lost 278 points to 84.71 cents, July fell 265 points to 84.76 cents and December dropped 187 points to 76.67 cents.

Follow-through selling on an anemic response to the largest weekly export sales of the crop year reported Friday helped ...

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