Cotton futures traded slightly higher beyond maturing May Thursday after swinging in wide ranges the previous session.
Most-active July hovered up 35 points to 92.99 cents at 8:16 a.m. CDT, trading within a 100-point range between 92.40 and 93.40 cents on a contract volume of 3,337 lots.
May, which posted the only closing gain on Wednesday and finished at its highest settlement since March 31, traded down 139 points to 91.51 cents on a turnover of 62 lots. Not surprisingly, no notices were issued on this first notice day for May deliveries.
December edged up four ticks to 82.40 cents, ...