ICE cotton futures were mixed. Dec contract closed at 63.29ent/lb, down 0.03cent/lb and Mar contract closed at 63.13cent/lb, up 0.13cent/lb. On the first day of world cotton contract, the trading was bleak. By the week ending Nov 1, about 47% of U.S. crops was good-to-excellent and about 50% has been harvested, according to USDA.
Cotlook A index increased 0.70cent/lb to 69.75cent/lb.