NEWS
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu Jun 20, 2013 08:38 AM CDT

Market Summary: Corn is 6 cents lower (July) and 8 cents lower (Dec), MGEX wheat is 3 1/4 cents lower (July) and 2 1/2 cents lower (Dec), soybeans are trading 9 1/2 cents lower (July) and 12 3/4 cents lower (Nov), while canola is trading $4.70/mt lower (July) and $2.60/mt lower (Nov). The Canadian dollar is 57 basis points lower.

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