NEWS
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu Feb 7, 2013 03:33 PM CST

OUTSIDE MARKETS

The TSX is currently 20.5 points lower at 12,741.09 as a result of pressure on commodities today and mixed earnings reports. The Canadian dollar is 22 basis points lower, at $1.0008 CAD/U.S. dollar. The U.S. dollar is .508 higher at 80.275, weighing on commodity prices. April gold is $7.10 lower at $1,671.70/ounce. Crude oil is 79 cents lower at $95.83/barrel, while Brent crude is 57 cents higher at $117.30. The Western Canadian Select Crude discount has narrowed to $27.99/barrel.

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