NEWS
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu Jan 30, 2014 08:27 AM CST

Market Summary: March corn is up 1 cent, March HRS is us 2 cents, March soybeans are 3 1/2 cents lower and March canola is $1.70/mt lower. The Canadian dollar is 18 basis points lower.

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Asian markets closed mixed on Thursday with China's Shanghai Composite .6% higher and the Nikkei in Japan down 2.5%. European markets are trading lower. Canada's TSX equity index closed at 13,643 in Wednesday's trade, down 44 points. China's Purchase Manager's Index was reported at 49.5, down from 50.5 in December with readings below 50, signaling contraction. This is below the preliminary reading of ...

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