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Howell: Broad commodity buying helps boost cotton to new highs

A broad-based commodity buying spree, linked to recent U.S. dollar index weakness against a basket of six other major currencies, helped to lift cotton...

Cotton jumps as India supply falls, traders reassess China sales

New York: Cotton futures capped their biggest gain in more than eight months amid supply constraints and a sharp change in sentiment over what...

Cotton output falls 34pc to 9.768mln bales

KARACHI: Pakistan’s cotton output fell 34.28 percent to 9.768 million bales in the current season as the crop’s soft local and international prices forced...

Monsanto cotton banned by top African producer

Burkina Faso is phasing out the production of genetically modified cotton introduced by Monsanto Co., the world's largest seed company, because growers are unhappy...

Cotton market: trade activity sees revival on urgent buying by spinners

Spinners managed to lay hands over the quality lint amid modest trading activity, dealers said on the cotton market on Tuesday. The official spot...

Cotton Extends Rally on Hopes for Bullish Government Report

Cotton extended its rally Tuesday after hitting a fresh two-month high as an unexpected boost in demand for the fiber led traders to cover...

Cotton Extends Rally On Bullish Outlook

Cotton extended its rally Tuesday as the U.S. government painted a slightly more bullish outlook for the fiber market. In its monthly supply and demand...

ICE cotton eases from four-week high

Cotton futures settled down in thin trade on Monday, after earlier reaching a four-week high, weighed down by declines across commodities markets. "There is...

The rise of imported cotton linter in China

The growth of imported cotton linter demand could be traced back to 2015 when China's import volume reached 20-year high. In Jan, 2016, cotton...

China to Restart Cotton Auctions, Threatening to Test Market’s Fiber

China plans to restart auctions to sell off some of its 11 million metric-ton stockpile—the world’s largest—in the second half of April, a move...

ICE cotton makes biggest single-session gains in a week on short...

March 21 Cotton futures rose on Monday to their highest single-session gain in a week as investors covered bearish bets, stemming losses in the...

Weak disposition on quiet cotton market

Since the past few days, the domestic cotton market has passed through a quiet and mostly inactive phase. Market weakness and many financial and...

China’s Soft Power Tested as Sale of Cotton Stockpile Looms

HONG KONG—Global cotton prices have plunged in recent weeks as speculation mounts that China is getting ready to sell some of its 11 million...

Cotton global stocks shrinking: ICAC

World year-ending stocks of cotton are projected to decrease by 8% to 20.4 million tonnes, which represents about 86% of world cotton consumption in...

Lean business seen on cotton market

Not a visible change was seen on the cotton market on Tuesday as some spinners finalised deals of fine type, dealers said. The official...

U.S. cotton imports damaging Turkish production: probe

Turkey said it has concluded that U.S. cotton imports are damaging domestic output after a more than year-long review, dealing a potential blow to...

Uzbekistan to decrease cotton production

By Demir Azizov– Trend: Uzbekistan is planning to decrease production and public procurement of raw cotton up to 3 million tons by 2020, President of...

Gin numbers show rains help the small acreage of cotton planted

Though cotton prices are still hovering in the low $.60s, a wet 2015 helped to slightly ease the pain of dismal prices as yields...

National Cotton Council applauds U.S. trade negotiations

The United States trade negotiators resisted pressure on cotton concessions during the 10th World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference in Nairobi, Kenya, garnering praise...

Howell: Cotton extends retreat to lowest close since Nov. 30

A strengthening U.S. dollar index, which could cut demand for dollar-denominated commodities, contributed to keeping cotton futures on the defensive last week after the...