DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Mon Apr 29, 2013 07:45 AM CDT

Outside Markets

Asian markets ended mixed Monday, although both China and Japan are closed for holidays. European markets are higher. Canada's TSX closed 109.31 points lower Friday, at 12,220.20, after having six consecutive positive sessions. Falling commodity prices were behind the move. In overnight trade, Dow futures are 43 points higher, which should lead to a firm open in North American markets later this morning. The Canadian dollar is 29 higher at $.9851 CAD/U.S. dollar. The U.S. dollar is .351 lower at 82.220. Gold is $19.90 higher at $1,473.50/ounce. Crude oil is $.33 higher at $93.33/barrel, while Brent crude is ...

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