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DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Tue Apr 2, 2013 07:56 AM CDT

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Asian equity markets closed mixed Tuesday, with the Japanese Nikkei taking perhaps the hardest hit with a 1.1% loss. European markets re-opened Tuesday for the first time this week and are trading higher on news that Cyprus will accept a bailout deal later this week. The S&P/TSX closed 54.76 points lower at 12,695.14 in Monday's trade, with weakness found in resource stocks. Dow futures are 59 points higher overnight which should lead to a firm open in North American stocks. The Canadian dollar is up 39 basis points to $.9859 CAD/U.S. dollar. The U.S. dollar is up 1 ...

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