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DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Mon Jan 21, 2013 07:49 AM CST

Outside Markets

Most Asian markets traded lower Monday. The Japanese Nikkei closed 1.5% lower in Monday's trade, after closing 2.9% higher on Friday. European markets traded mixed. On Friday, the TSX closed 50.96 higher at 12,725.69. The Canadian dollar is trading 7 basis points lower at $1.0056 CAD/U.S. dollar. The U.S. dollar is .046 points lower at 80.070. Gold is $2 higher at $1,689/ounce. Crude oil is $.40 lower at $95.16/barrel, while Brent crude is $.37 lower at $111.51/barrel. Crude palm oil closed .8% higher in Monday's trade. January's exports of Malaysian palm oil were slightly higher than expected, although ...

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