Cotton futures settled Thursday with most contracts 11 to 40 points in the green. This morning’s export sales report indicated 506,668 RB in 17/18 all upland cotton export sales. That is the largest weekly total since late January of 2015 and 146% above the previous week. Pakistan was the lead buyer at 290,300 RB, as 18/19 sales dwindled down to 176 RB. Exports of upland cotton fell 24.21% from last week to 94,207 RB. Pima sales came in at 18,100 RB, with India buying the majority. The USDA Adjusted World Price (AWP) was updated to 61.37 cents/lb, 1 points lower than the previous week. Online cash cotton sales reported by The Seam increased to 10,652 bales, with prices down 5 points to 66.70 cents/lb. The Cotlook A index for November 14 was 25 points lower to 79.35 cents/lb.

Dec 17 Cotton closed at 69.210, up 40 points,

Mar 18 Cotton closed at 69.180, up 34 points

Jul 18 Cotton closed at 70.570, up 30 points

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