NEWS
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu Sep 19, 2013 07:47 AM CDT

Market Summary: December corn is 4 cents higher, red spring wheat is up 9 3/4 cents, soybeans are 12 1/4 cents higher while November canola is $3.80/mt higher. The Canadian dollar is 10 basis points higher.

Outside Markets

Equities in Asia rallied on Thursday, with Japan's Nikkei leading the way with a 1.8% gain. European stocks are also trading higher. Global markets are impacted by the surprise decision in the U.S. to continue their current pace of monthly bond-buying to stimulate growth. Canada's TSX equity index closed 97.29 higher at 12,931.40 in yesterday's trade, while the Dow futures are up 58 ...

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