NEWS
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu Aug 29, 2013 08:12 AM CDT

Market Summary: MGEX wheat is down 2 cents (Dec), corn is 1 1/4 cents lower (Dec), soybeans are 2 1/2 cents lower (Nov) and canola is down $2.90/mt (Nov). The Canadian dollar is 17 basis points lower.

Outside Markets

Asian markets finished mixed on Thursday, with the Nikkei up .9% and the Shanghai Composite down .2%. European markets are trading higher Thursday. The Canadian equity index closed at 12,607.22, up 16.01 in Wednesday's trade. In overnight futures, Dow futures are up 16 points, signaling the potential for a steady to higher open in North America Thursday. The Canadian dollar is ...

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