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  • DTN Cotton Close: Sharply Lower on Bearish Dollar, Dow

    By Nov 13, 2018 11:05 AM

    December cotton was sharply lower as the Dow Jones declined and the U.S. dollar accelerated higher. The Dow mostly broke on news of Apple’s poor performance, but we also think the news of Democrats intended Trump investigations were negative as well. On the dollar, it is the same old story of higher interest rates, plus the implementation of Brexit is hurting the Euro.

  • Cotton prices firm as business activity improves

    By Nov 13, 2018 11:03 AM

    Prices stabilised on the cotton market on Monday in the process of improved business activity, dealers said. The official spot rate maintained overnight level at Rs 8,900, they added. Prices of seed cotton in Sindh were at Rs 3700-4200, in the Punjab seed cotton prices were at Rs 3700-4300 and in Balochistan, rates of seed cotton were at Rs 3800-4300, they said. In the ready session, over 13,000 bales of cotton changed hands between Rs 8500-9150, they said.

  • DTN Cotton Close: Market Lower on Outside Data

    By Nov 10, 2018 11:04 AM

    December cotton traded and closed lower on Friday amid a pair of economic reports deemed bearish. One was the Commerce Department’s Producer Price Index. This index measures the prices that manufacturers pay for raw materials. Friday’s number touched a six-year high. No doubt the big uptick was a result of the tariffs implemented by the Trump Administration. The other number was a Chinese report on domestic auto-sales. They fell 12% during October, calling into question the overall health of the Chinese economy.

  • DTN Cotton Close: Higher in Knee-Jerk Trade

    By Nov 09, 2018 10:34 AM

    December cotton finished mixed even though USDA dramatically lower the 2018 crop. Production for the U.S. was cut 1.35 million bales, the largest one-time decline we have seen in years. Currently, the crop stands at 18.35 million bales versus October’s 19.76 million. Additionally, India’s crop was lowered 700,000 bales and Pakistan some 500,000 bales.

Interview
  • 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 (13/Nov 10:55 AM)

AGD (BB/29M) 45,600 0 0.00 %
Akola (Fardar/25/27M) 0 0 100.00 %
NGP (MECH-1/28M) 0 0 100.00 %
NGP (MECH-1/29M) 46,100 0 0.00 %
Yarn: Punjab (27/Sep 03:48 PM)

Ludhiana(20S Comb(Wrap)) 176 0 0.00 %
Future Prices (13/Nov 10:49 AM)
ICE Cotton No.2 (USC/LB)
Dec 31, 2018 76.64 -1.04 -1.34 %
Mar 31, 2019 78.49 -0.93 -1.17 %
May 31, 2019 79.59 -0.95 -1.18 %
ZCE (Yuan/Ton)
Nov 30, 2018 14,410.00 -30.00 -0.21 %
Jan 31, 2019 14,755.00 -35.00 -0.24 %
Mar 31, 2019 15,145.00 -5.00 -0.03 %
Exchange Rates (13/Nov 10:49 AM)
1 US $ = Rs 72.55
-0.34 -0.47%
1 UK £ = Rs 93.42
10.92 13.24%
1 Eur € = Rs 81.59
-0.91 -1.10%
100 ¥en = Rs 63.64
-0.29 -0.45%
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