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DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu May 2, 2013 08:19 AM CDT

Outside Markets

Asian markets are mostly lower on Thursday, as global growth concerns are on the radar. The Nikkei in Japan closed .8% lower at 13,694.04. European stocks are trading lower, pending an expected one-quarter percent interest rate cut to be announced by the EU this week. Canada's TSX closed 135.21 lower at 12,321.29 on Wednesday on poorer-than-expected economic data coming from both the U.S. and China. Dow futures are up 23 points overnight which may lead to a supported open in North American equities. The Canadian dollar is 8 basis points lower at $.9917 CAD/U.S. dollar. The U.S. dollar ...

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