DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Tue Apr 16, 2013 08:04 AM CDT

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Asian stocks were mostly lower, with Japan's Nikkei closed .4% lower in Tuesday's trade. European stocks seek to move higher in early trade. The TSX closed down 2.7%, or 332.71 points, to end Monday's trading session at 12,004.88. Dow futures are 52 points higher overnight, pointing to a partial recovery from Monday's sharp sell-off. The Canadian dollar is 21 basis points higher at $.9768 CAD/U.S. dollar, while the U.S. dollar is .377 lower at 82.130. Gold is $22.40 higher, at $1,383.50/ounce, after closing $140.30/ounce or 9.3% lower in Monday's trade. Crude oil is 14 cents lower at $88.57/barrel, ...

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