DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Fri Nov 8, 2013 08:56 AM CST

Market Summary: December corn is up 3/4 cents, January soybeans are 2 3/4 cents lower, canola is down $2.60/mt and red spring wheat is up 2 1/2 cents. The Canadian dollar is 12 basis points lower.

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Asian equities ended lower on Friday with the Shanghai Composite in China ending 1.1% lower and the Nikkei in Japan 1% lower. European markets are also trading lower. The TSX shed 86 points Thursday, closing at 13,284 and following the lead of a triple-digit loss in the Dow futures. In overnight trade, Dow futures were 52 points lower, which could mean another weak ...

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