NEWS
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu May 1, 2014 03:33 PM CDT

MARKET SUMMARY

HRS ended 4 1/2 to 8 1/4 lower, HRW finished 3 1/2 to 8 1/2 cents lower, soybeans closed 19 to 57 1/4 cents lower, canola ended $5.20 to $10/mt lower, and corn ended the day 8 to 12 cents lower.

OUTSIDE MARKETS

In mid-day trade, the TSX is trading flat, up one-half point at 14,652. Weakness in both gold and oil markets are dampening the enthusiasm in the market. The Canadian dollar is 16 basis points lower at $.9110 CAD/USD, while the U.S. dollar index is 0.008 higher at 79.540. Gold is $12 lower at $1,283.90/ounce, finding ...

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