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DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Tue Apr 23, 2013 08:02 AM CDT

Outside Markets

Weak economic data from China has Asian markets on the defensive on Tuesday. Japan's Nikkei closed .4% lower. European markets opened mixed. The TSX equity index closed 25.13 higher Monday, ending the session at 12,090.68. Overnight, the Dow futures are 20 points higher which may lead to a firm open in North American stocks Tuesday. The Canadian dollar is 13 basis points lower at $.9720 CAD/U.S. dollar. The U.S. dollar is .231 higher overnight at 83.055. Gold lost ground overnight but has since moved into positive territory, currently up $4.80/ounce to $1,426/ounce. Crude oil is 53 cents lower ...

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