NEWS
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Fri Jan 4, 2013 07:28 AM CST

Electronic Trade Summary: Minneapolis wheat up 2 3/4 cents (Mar), corn up 1/2 cent (Mar), soybeans up 3/4 cents (Mar) and canola is 80 cents/mt lower. The Canadian dollar is 43 basis points lower.

Outside Markets

Asian equity markets are lower today on profit-taking, although Japan's Nikkei jumped 2.8% today, on the first day of trade since the New Year, largely due to a weaker Yen. European markets are also lower today, on suggestions that the $85 billion per month stimulus program in the U.S. may end at the end of 2013. The Canadian TSX closed 70.33 points lower at 12,470.44 ...

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