HRS closed 12 3/4 to 13 3/4 cents higher, corn finished 6 1/2 to 7 cents higher, soybeans finished 13 to 15 cents higher and canola ended $2.50 to $2.70 higher.
In mid-day trade, the TSX is flat, down 1 point, while U.S. markets are narrowly mixed. Solid Canadian June export data drove the loonie higher Wednesday. Statistics Canada reported that the country's merchandise exports were 1.1% higher in June, while imports were 1.8% lower. Canada's trade surplus widened from $576 million in May to $1.9 billion in June, a two-and-a-half-year high, while analysts had expected ...