NEWS
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Wed Apr 24, 2013 07:53 AM CDT

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Asian markets are trading higher on Wednesday. Further weakness in the Japanese yen lifted the Nikkei to a 4-year high, ending 2.3% higher at 13,843.46. European markets are expected to follow the lead of the higher U.S. markets. The S&P/TSX closed 9.51 points higher Tuesday, ending at 12,100.19. Dow futures are 12 points higher overnight, which should support this morning's opening. The Canadian dollar is up 9 points at $.9739 CAD/U.S. dollar. The U.S. dollar is .121 lower at 83.065. Gold is $12.80 higher at $1,421.60/ounce. NYMEX crude is 48 cents higher at $89.66/barrel, while Brent crude is ...

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