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DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu Feb 28, 2013 03:39 PM CST

OUTSIDE MARKETS

Canada's TSX is trading up 46.82 points at 12,779.82, following the lead of strong U.S. markets. Both the S%P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average are in range of record levels. The Canadian dollar is currently 64 basis points lower at $.9703 CAD/U.S. dollar, largely due to pressure on the metal and energy markets. The U.S. dollar is .333 higher, pressuring commodities in Thursday's market. Gold is $18.40 lower at $1,577.30/ounce. Crude oil is $.90 lower at $91.86/barrel, while Brent crude is $.79 lower at $111.08/barrel. Reports from the U.S. show 2012 oil production in that country ...

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