HRS closed 14 to 15 3/4 cents lower, corn finished 7 3/4 to 8 cents lower, soybeans ended 6 to 34 3/4 cents higher while canola closed $3/mt to $3.60/mt higher.
In mid-day trade, the TSX was 66 points higher at 15,185, with the Dow showing a triple-digit gain. Statistics Canada reported that only 200 new jobs were created in July, while analysts had predicted an increase of 20,000 positions. Unemployment dipped 0.1% to 7%. The report was viewed as bearish for the economy, suggesting interest rates will remain under pressure while this spelled weakness for ...