DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Tue Mar 26, 2013 07:50 AM CDT

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Asian markets traded mixed on Tuesday, while European markets are also trading mixed. Japan's benchmark Nikkei closed .6% lower at 12,471.62. The TSX equity market closed at 12,680.71 Monday, down 76.64 points. Dow futures are 28 points higher overnight, which should lead to a firm open in Tuesday's market. The Canadian dollar is 15 basis points higher at $.9785 CAD/U.S. dollar, while the U.S. dollar is unchanged at 82.995. Gold is $6.50/mt lower at $1,598/ounce. NYMEX crude is 68 cents higher at $95.49/barrel, while Brent crude is 18 cents at $108.34/barrel. Crude palm oil in Malaysia closed 1.08% ...

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