DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu May 22, 2014 08:34 AM CDT

Market Summary: July corn is up 3 1/4 cents, July HRS is 1/4 cent higher, July soybeans are 21 cents higher, and July canola is 20 cents/mt lower. The Canadian dollar is 3 basis points higher.

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In Wednesday's equity trade, the TSX closed 125 higher at 14,650. Asian markets closed mixed on Thursday with Japan's Nikkei up 2.1% and the Shanghai Composite in China was down .2%. European markets are trading mixed. In overnight trade, Dow futures were 21 higher and may signal a firm open later Thursday. The Canadian dollar is 3 basis points higher at $.9158 CAD/USD ...

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