DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Wed Jan 15, 2014 08:10 AM CST

Market Summary: March corn is 2 1/2 cents lower, March spring wheat is unchanged, March soybeans are unchanged, and March canola is up $3/mt. The Canadian dollar is 16 basis points lower.

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Asian markets closed mixed on Wednesday with the Japanese Nikkei up 2.5% and the Shanghai Composite in China down .2%. European markets are trading higher. The TSX closed up 11 points at 13,692 in Tuesday's trade, following the lead of U.S. markets. Overnight, the Dow futures were 34 points higher, which should lead to a firm open Wednesday. The Canadian dollar is at 16 lower at $.9106 ...

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