NEWS
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Fri Mar 22, 2013 03:42 PM CDT

Outside Markets

Canada's TSX equity index rallied Friday morning but has since given up almost all gains with the index currently up 15.31 to 12,763.18. The Canadian dollar is currently up 12 basis points at $.9758 CAD/U.S. dollar. Gold is $7.40 lower at $1,606.40/ounce, while the energies are higher with NYMEX crude up $1.25/barrel at $93.70 and Brent crude up 22 cents at $107.69/barrel.

Oilseeds

Informa released projections for 2013/14 soybean acres this morning, calling for 78.5 million acres to be seeded, which is above this year's 77.2 ma, although lower than their last estimate of 78.8 ma. The opening ...

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