NEWS
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Wed Apr 10, 2013 07:59 AM CDT

Outside Markets

Asian stocks are mostly higher on Wednesday, with Japan's benchmark Nikkei closing .8% higher. European equity markets are also showing solid gains. The S&P/TSX equity index closed at 12,484.05, up 139.49 points in Tuesday's trade. The Canadian dollar is flat overnight, up 3 basis points to $.9838 CAD/U.S. dollar. The U.S. dollar is up .041 to 82.455 points. Gold is $7.10 lower at $1,579.60/ounce. Dow futures are 43 higher, which should result in a firm open in North American equity markets Wednesday. Crude oil is 43 cents lower at $93.77/barrel, while Brent crude is 46 lower at $105.77/barrel. ...

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