DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Tue May 14, 2013 08:10 AM CDT

Outside Markets

Asian equity markets traded mixed on Tuesday. European markets are trading lower with sentiment data in Germany coming in lower than expected. The Nikkei in Japan ended .2% lower at 14,758.42. Canada's TSX closed at 12,529.55, down 59.54 in Monday's trade. Dow futures are trading 35 points lower overnight, pointing towards the possibility of a soft open in North American equities Tuesday. The Canadian dollar is 32 basis points lower at $.9854 CAD/U.S. dollar. The U.S. dollar is .045 higher at 83.410. Gold is $11.40 lower at $1,422.90/ounce. Crude oil is 64 cents lower at $94.53/barrel, while Brent ...

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