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DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Fri Mar 1, 2013 03:30 PM CST

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Canada's TSX is currently trading 34.09 points lower at 12,787.74. Canada's economic data weighed on Friday's market, with the final month of 2012 indicating contraction. The economy gained 0.6% at an annualized rate in the fourth quarter, although the primary concern was a 0.2% contraction in the month of December, after posting a 0.3% gain in November. Overall, the Canadian economy gained 1.8% in 2012. Chinese data pointed to the weakest manufacturing growth in five months, although much of the country shuts down for a week during their Lunar New Year holiday in February. After trading as much ...

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