1/24/97 -- 3:11 PM

Cotton Prices

NEW YORK (AP) - Cotton futures No. 2 closed $1.15 a bale higher to $1.25 lower Friday.

The average price for strict low middling 1 & 1-16 inch spot cotton advanced 46 points to 70.82 cents a pound Thursday the seven markets, according to the New York Cotton Exchange.

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