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DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu Apr 3, 2014 07:43 AM CDT

Market Summary: May corn is 4 cents higher, May soybeans are 9 1/2 cents higher, May canola is $2.10/mt higher, May HRS is 2 cents higher. The Canadian dollar is 11 basis points higher.

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Asian equity markets closed mixed on Thursday with the Nikkei in Japan ending .8% higher and China's Shanghai Composite ending .7% lower. European markets are trading mixed. The TSX reached a five-year intra-day high in Wednesday's trade while closing 50 points higher at 15,430. Dow futures were 23 points higher overnight, which should signal a firm open in Thursday's trade. The Canadian dollar is 11 ...

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