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DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Wed Dec 5, 2012 07:46 AM CST

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Asian stocks traded higher Wednesday on an announcement that China's new leader will continue with the last administration's fiscal plan. Japans Nikkei closed up .4% at 9,468.84. European markets rallied on the same news. Canada's TSX closed at 12,137.18, down 32.56 points. Dow futures closed 49 points higher Wednesday, suggesting a firm open to Wednesday's North American markets. The Canadian dollar is trading 10 points higher at $1.0079 CAD/U.S. dollar, while the U.S. dollar is .151 higher at 79.785. Gold is $8 higher at $1,702.40/ounce. North American crude oil is 11 cents higher at $88.61/barrel, while Brent crude ...

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