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  • DTN Cotton Close: Early Strength Fizzles

    By Feb 20, 2019 10:46 AM

    What started out as a potentially friendly session, cotton trade fizzled at the closing bell. Earlier in the day, hopes were running high that a trade deal could happen as quickly as this Friday. However, enthusiasm waned when other agricultural markets failed to rally. Also, this Friday commences the first delivery day for the March contract. That event could easily paint a picture of cotton’s demand, or the lack of it.

  • Cotton market: Prices up amid modest business

    By Feb 20, 2019 10:42 AM

    Prices moved higher on the cotton market on Tuesday as mills lay hands on fine quality amid rising concerns about imports of cotton in the near future, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged at Rs 8,600, they added. In the ready session, about 2000 bales of cotton changed hands between Rs 7000 and Rs 9000, they said.

  • Cotton prices firm as mills on wait-and-see mood for new deals

    By Feb 19, 2019 10:37 AM

    Spot rate was firm on the cotton market on Monday as mills adopted wait-and-see mood towards new deals, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged at Rs 8,600, they added. In the ready session, no any deal finalised till our going to the press, they said. Prices of seed cotton in Sindh and Balochistan were at Rs 3000-3500 and in Punjab seed cotton prices at Rs 3000-3600, they said.

  • Cotton little changed, posts worst week in nearly two months

    By Feb 18, 2019 10:56 AM

    ICE cotton futures were little changed on Friday ahead of a three-day long US holiday weekend, as traders kept a close watch on the progress in US-China trade talks. The most active cotton contract on ICE Futures US, the March contract, settled up 0.09 cent, or 0.13 percent, at 70.22 cents per lb. The front-month contract fell 3.2 percent for the week, its biggest percentage decline since Dec. 21.

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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 (20/Feb 10:36 AM)

AGD (BB/29M) 41,700 400 0.97 %
Akola (Fardar/25/27M) 0 0 100.00 %
NGP (MECH-1/28M) 0 0 100.00 %
NGP (MECH-1/29M) 42,100 -100 -0.24 %
Yarn: Punjab (24/Jan 06:39 PM)

Ludhiana(20S Comb(Wrap)) 178 0 0.00 %
Future Prices (20/Feb 10:22 AM)
ICE Cotton No.2 (USC/LB)
Mar 31, 2019 70.55 -0.30 -0.42 %
May 31, 2019 72.32 -0.18 -0.25 %
Jul 31, 2019 73.64 -0.21 -0.28 %
ZCE (Yuan/Ton)
Mar 31, 2019 14,700.00 50.00 0.34 %
May 31, 2019 15,380.00 70.00 0.46 %
Jul 31, 2019 15,515.00 55.00 0.36 %
Exchange Rates (19/Feb 10:23 AM)
1 US $ = Rs 71.34
0.00 0.00%
1 UK £ = Rs 92.18
-0.03 -0.03%
1 Eur € = Rs 80.67
-0.15 -0.19%
100 ¥en = Rs 64.50
-0.04 -0.06%
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