Canada's equity market index is up 48.15 points to 12,765.77 as investors increase their risk appetite. The Dow is up 103 points. The Canadian dollar is up 24 basis points to $1.0034 CAD/U.S. dollar, while the U.S. dollar is .043 lower at 79.525. Gold is $2.90 lower at $1,672.40/ounce lower. Crude oil is up $0.50 to $96.67/barrel, while Brent crude is $.95 higher at $116.55/barrel.
Wheat markets extended their overnight losses during this morning's trade in the absence of bullish news. Poor U.S. exports and talk of moisture to fall on southern winter wheat growing areas are ...