DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Wed Aug 28, 2013 08:08 AM CDT

Market Summary: MGEX wheat is 4 1/2 cents higher (Dec), corn is 3 cents lower (Dec), soybeans are currently 2 cents higher (Nov) and canola is $1.40/mt higher (Nov). The Canadian dollar is 13 points lower.

Outside Markets

Asian markets closed lower Wednesday, as concerns grow over a possible military strike in Syria. Japan's Nikkei closed 1.5% lower, while European stocks are also trading lower. The TSX in Canada closed at 12,591.21, down 159.09 in Tuesday's trade, while Dow futures in the U.S. are 2 higher overnight suggesting a steady open Wednesday. The Canadian dollar is 13 lower at $.9517 ...

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