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DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Fri Dec 28, 2012 08:07 AM CST

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Asian markets traded higher Friday. Japan's Nikkei closed .7% higher at 10,395.18, ending the year with a 23% gain; its best performance in seven years. European equity markets traded mostly lower Friday. Canada's TSX closed Thursday's session flat, up 2.97 points to 12,373.77. Dow futures were 54 points lower in overnight trade, which should lead to a weak open in Friday's trade. The Canadian dollar is trading 3 basis points lower at $1.0030 CAD/U.S. dollar, with nearby technical support at $1.0025. The U.S. dollar is higher Friday, up .236 to 79.955. Gold is $2.80 lower at $1,659.90/ounce. NYMEX ...

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