NEWS
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Fri Jan 25, 2013 08:38 AM CST

Outside Markets

Asian equity markets are mostly lower in Friday's trade. Japan's Nikkei closed up 2.9% as the Yen, their currency, fell. European markets traded mostly higher on higher-than-expected business confidence data within Germany. Canada's TSX closed at 12,823.62, up 29.57 points in Friday's trade. Dow futures were up 40 points overnight to 13,821, signaling what should be a positive open in Friday's North American equity markets. The Canadian dollar is down 19 basis points to $.9939 CAD/U.S. dollar. The U.S. dollar is down .127 at 79.880. Gold is $2.90 lower at $1,667.10/ounce. NYMEX crude is 39 cents higher at ...

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