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DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu Aug 21, 2014 08:10 AM CDT

Market Summary: December corn is up 1/2 cent, September HRS is up 6 1/2 cents, November soybeans are 4 3/4 cents higher and November canola is $1.60/mt higher. The Canadian dollar is 3 basis points lower.

Outside Markets:

In Wednesday's trade, the TSX equity index closed 85 points higher at 15,562 after the U.S. Federal Reserve indicated a continuation of current interest rate policy. Asian markets finished mixed on Thursday with Japan's Nikkei up .9% while China's Shanghai Composite closed .4% lower. European markets are higher. Overnight, Dow futures were 36 higher, which should lead to a firm North American open. ...

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