NEWS
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu Jan 23, 2014 03:17 PM CST

MARKET RECAP

HRS wheat closed 1/2 to 2 3/4 higher (old crop) and unchanged to 2 3/4 higher (new crop), corn ended 1 3/4 to 2 3/4 higher, soybeans finished 2 to 4 3/4 cents lower and canola closed 30 cents to $1.90/mt higher.

OUTSIDE MARKETS

The TSX was 45 lower at 13,953 in mid-day trade, while the Dow was down 212 points. A weak preliminary announcement of China's Purchase Manager's Index of 49.6, with readings below 50 indicating contraction, was contributing to market weakness. The Canadian dollar was 42 lower at $0.8969, already below the targets that most Canadian ...

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