Nike Inc posted a bigger quarterly income, helped by strong demand and price rises.

For the second quarter ended November 30, the world's biggest sports clothing maker earned $469 million, or $1 a share, compared with $457 million, or 94 cents a share, last year.

Revenue at the company, known for its swoosh-logoed merchandise, rose 18 percent to $5.7 billion.

Futures orders for the Nike brand, a closely watched measure of demand in coming months, grew 13 percent to $8.9 billion.

(Nivedita Bhattacharjee in Bangalore; Editing by Unnikrishnan Nair)