DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Fri Jun 14, 2013 07:51 AM CDT

Market Summary: MGEX wheat is 1 cent lower (July) and 1/2 cent lower (Dec), corn is trading 4 1/2 cents higher (July) and 3/4 cents lower (Dec), soybeans are 9 1/2 cents higher (July) and 4 1/2 cents higher (Nov) while canola is $3.90/mt higher (July) and $.50/mt higher (Nov). The Canadian dollar is 18 basis points higher.

Outside Markets

Asian markets jumped overnight, with Japan's Nikkei closing 1.9% higher at 12,686.52. European markets are narrowly mixed. Canada's TSX closed up 167.24 at 12,277.13 in Thursday's trade. Dow futures are 2 points lower, indicating a steady to lower open in Friday's ...

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