DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Tue Dec 17, 2013 03:18 PM CST


HRS wheat closed 3 1/2 to 4 3/4 cents lower, corn ended 3 1/2 to 3 3/4/bu higher, soybeans finished 8 3/4 to 9 1/2 cents higher while canola closed $2.60 to $3.60/mt higher.


The TSX equity index was up 32 points in mid-day trade, leaving the index at 13,216. Equity markets are cautious ahead of the U.S. Fed meeting over the next two days, with the notion of stimulus spending "tapering" the primary concern to the markets. The Canadian dollar was 23 basis points lower at $.9402 CAD/USD, while the U.S. dollar index was .046 ...

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