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DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Wed Aug 20, 2014 08:04 AM CDT

Market Summary: November soybeans are 4 3/4 cents lower, November canola is $.90/mt lower, September HRS is 1/4 cents lower and December corn is 2 3/4 cents lowerr.

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In Tuesday's trade, the TSX equity index finished 139 points higher at 15,477, the fourth consecutive increase. In Wednesday's trade, Asian markets closed mixed, with Japan's Nikkei up slightly and China's Shanghai Composite down .2%. European markets are lower. In overnight trade, Dow futures were 21 lower, signaling the possibility of a weak open Wednesday. The Canadian dollar is 7 basis points lower at $.9125 U.S. while the U.S. dollar index ...

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