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  • Cotton futures dip on stronger dollar

    By Jun 15, 2019 12:34 PM

    ICE cotton futures fell 1% on Friday due to a firmer dollar and weak US export sales data. The most active cotton contract on ICE Futures US, the third-month December contract, fell 0.73 cent, or 1.1%, to 65.70 cents per lb by 2:27 pm. EDT (1827 GMT). It traded within a range of 65.68 and 66.63 cents a lb. "We are seeing a stronger dollar today and Thursday's export sales report was not good ... people are concerned about the overall demand potential," said Jack Scoville, vice president at Price Futures Group in Chicago.

  • DTN Cotton Close: Lower on Unenthusiastic Trading

    By Jun 15, 2019 12:32 PM

    December Cotton settled lower Friday, leaving the new crop market up only 0.24 cent for the week. This week saw improving field conditions across the Southeast, weaker weekly sales and a stronger U.S. dollar. The dollar traded higher as Mideastern geopolitical tensions heightened with the attack on two civilian oil tankers in the Arabian Gulf.

  • Cotton mills show interest in fresh buying

    By Jun 15, 2019 11:25 AM

    Trading activity improved on the cotton market on Friday on fresh buying by small mills, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged at Rs 8800, they added. Seed cotton per 40kg from Lower Sindh was available at Rs 3900-4000, they said. Binola per maund was available at Rs 1750, they said. About 3600 bales of cotton changed hands between Rs 8150-8950, they said.

  • Cotton up on rallying grains, rainy weather

    By Jun 14, 2019 1:55 PM

    Cotton prices rose for a second straight session on Thursday, following a rise in the grains market, while rain in the cotton-planting belt continued to support the natural fibre. The most active cotton contract on ICE Futures US, the third-month December contract, rose 0.62 cent, or 0.94%, at 66.50 cents per lb. It traded within a range of 65.47 and 66.75 cents a lb. "There is an overall optimism in commodities.

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  • SUCCESS STORY OF FARMER IN MH

    BABAN YEDE (Contact No 9503490538)

    Farmer 23/Aug/2017

    Myself Baban Bhagwan Yede, staying At Post Anjanvati Village, Dist. Beed, (MH). I stay in a village whose population is about3000 and nearly 350 families belong to the farming community. I am 56 years farmer and did my 4th Std. My educational carrier I had decided to do the farming in a better way. I am having 13 acres of land, in which we use 4 acres of land for growing cotton, 5 acres of land for growing Udit and on balance 3 acres other crop like turmeric etc.

  • ACCORDING TO MUKESH TAYEGI JI GOVERNMENT SHOULD ALLOW DUTY FREE IMPORT AND EXPORT OF RAW COTTON

    MUKESH TAYEGI VICE PRESIDENT OF NITMA

    NITMA 19/Aug/2017

    ACCORDING TO MUKESH TAYEGI JI GOVERNMENT SHOULD ALLOW DUTY FREE IMPORT AND EXPORT OF RAW COTTON WHICH IS CURRENTLY IN POLICY AND SHOULD BE CONTINUED, TO HAVE GOOD TRADE IN UPCOMING DAYS.

  • SUCCESS STORY OF FARMER IN MH

    Vinod Dhangar (Contact No.8888382972)

    Farmer 12/Aug/2017

    Myself Vinod Ravindra Dhangar, staying at Visteda Village, Dist. Jalgaon, (MH). I stay in a village whose population is about 20000 and nearly 800-900 families belong to the farming community. I am 30 years old farmer and did my SSC. My father is doing farming from years together but the type of farming was a traditional one. After my educational carrier, I had decided to help my father and to do the farming in a better way. I am having 8 acres of land, in which we use 5 acres of land for growing cotton, and on balance 3 acres another crop like Moong.

Spot Prices
Cotton: Maharashtra (15/Jun 11:38 AM)

AGD (BB/29M) 45,300 0 0.00 %
Akola (Fardar/25/27M) 0 0 100.00 %
NGP (MECH-1/28M) 0 0 100.00 %
NGP (MECH-1/29M) 46,000 0 0.00 %
Yarn: Punjab (21/May 05:40 PM)

Ludhiana(20S Comb(Wrap)) 188 0 0.00 %
Future Prices (15/Jun 10:40 AM)
ICE Cotton No.2 (USC/LB)
Jul 31, 2019 65.94 -0.61 -0.92 %
Dec 31, 2019 65.75 -0.38 -0.57 %
Mar 31, 2020 66.38 -0.33 -0.49 %
ZCE (Yuan/Ton)
Jul 31, 2019 13,240.00 80.00 0.61 %
Sep 30, 2019 13,485.00 30.00 0.22 %
Exchange Rates (14/Jun 12:30 PM)
1 US $ = Rs 68.57
-0.77 -1.11%
1 UK £ = Rs 88.14
9.80 12.51%
1 Eur € = Rs 78.45
0.11 0.14%
100 ¥en = Rs 64.29
0.29 0.45%
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