Cotton futures traded slightly higher in quiet dealings Wednesday on this Thanksgiving eve when many traders frequently already have left for the holiday.
Most-active March hovered up 20 points to 59.51 cents at 7:55 a.m. CST, near the high of its narrow 45-point range from 59.11 to 59.56 cents on a contract volume of 1,864 lots. Maturing December eked up three ticks to 59.69 cents.
The market will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and will reopen at 7 a.m. CST Friday for an abbreviated five-hour trading session.
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