NEWS
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Mon Aug 26, 2013 03:14 PM CDT

MARKET SUMMARY

MGEX wheat closed 10 to 13 cents higher, corn ended 20 1/4 to 30 1/2 higher, soybeans finished 39 3/4 to 69 1/2 cents higher and canola closed $19.90 to $22.40/mt higher.

OUTSIDE MARKETS

The S&P/TSX is trading at 12,774.28 in mid-day trade, up 11.98 points. U.S. durable goods orders plunged 7.3% in July after three months of gains. This is the biggest monthly drop since last August and perhaps casts a cloud over the potential U.S. economic recovery. The Canadian dollar is 6 higher at $.9514 CAD/USD. The U.S. dollar is .078 higher at 81.470. Gold is ...

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