NEWS
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Tue Aug 27, 2013 08:00 AM CDT

Market Summary: Corn is down 3 cents (Dec), HRS wheat is up 3 1/2 cents (Dec), Soybeans are down 5 1/2 cents (Nov) and canola is $3.70/mt lower (Nov). The Canadian dollar is 23 basis points lower.

Outside Markets

Asian markets finished mixed Tuesday, with Japan's Nikkei closing down .7%. European stocks are trading lower. Canada's TSX equity index closed flat Monday, ending down 2 points to 12,760.30. In overnight trade, the Dow futures are 88 points lower, signaling what should be a weak open in North American stocks Tuesday. The Canadian dollar is 23 basis points lower at $.9493 ...

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