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DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Mon Mar 18, 2013 07:45 AM CDT

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Asian markets fell in today's trade over renewed concerns about the Euro-zone economies, this time Cyprus being the country in trouble. The Japanese Nikkei closed down 2.7%. European stocks are also on the defensive, as concerns of a potential tax to be levied on Cyprus bank deposits have spread across all of Europe. The S&P/TSX closed up 30.12 points on Friday, ending the day at 12,830.03. Dow futures are off 92 points in overnight trade, suggesting a weak open in today's equity trade. The Canadian dollar is down 43 basis points to $.9766 CAD/U.S. dollar. The U.S. dollar ...

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