NEWS
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu Sep 5, 2013 08:05 AM CDT

Market Summary: MGEX wheat is 1 cent higher (Dec), corn is 2 1/2 lower (Dec), soybeans are 7 cents lower (Nov) amd canola is $3.60/mt lower (Nov). The Canadian dollar is 3 basis points higher.

Outside Markets

Asian markets closed mixed Thursday, with Japan's Nikkei closing .1% higher. European markets are trading higher. The Canadian equity index closed at 12,757.81, up 17.31 in Wednesday's trade. In overnight futures, the Dow was up 6 points. The Canadian dollar is 3 basis points higher at $.9529 CAD/USD, while the U.S. dollar is up 5 points to 82.210. Gold is $4.60/ounce higher at ...

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