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DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Wed Oct 16, 2013 08:43 AM CDT

Market Summary: December MGEX wheat is unchanged, December corn is 1 3/4 cents higher, November canola is $7.50/mt higher and November soybeans are 5 3/4 cents higher. The Canadian dollar is 12 basis points higher.

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Asian stock markets closed mixed on Wednesday with the Nikkei in Japan ending .2% higher and the Shanghai Composite closing 1.8% lower. European markets are lower. The TSX equity index closed 39 points higher at 12,931. Overnight the Dow futures were 65 higher, signaling a firm open in North American markets Wednesday. The Canadian dollar is 12 basis points higher at $.9632 CAD/USD while ...

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