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DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu Jan 31, 2013 07:56 AM CST

Outside Markets

Asian markets traded lower Thursday while focusing on the poor GDP data from the U.S. European markets were also lower. The Canadian TSX equity market closed at 12,794.44, down 36.12 in Wednesday's trade. Down futures are up 5 basis points overnight, which may lead to a steady open in Thursday's trade. The Canadian dollar is down 9 basis points to $.9964 CAD/U.S. dollar, while the U.S. dollar is up .024 at 79.350. Gold is $4.20 lower at $1,675.70/ounce. Crude oil is down 21 cents at $97.73/barrel, while Brent crude is 8 cents lower at $114.82/barrel. Crude palm oil ...

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