NEWS
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Wed May 21, 2014 03:22 PM CDT

Outside Markets

The TSX is 103 higher in early afternoon trade with the index at 14,628. Higher energy prices are supporting today's move. The Canadian dollar is 31 basis points lower at $.9142 CAD/USD, while the U.S. dollar index is .142 higher at 80.235. Gold is $9.80/ounce lower at $1,284.80/ounce. Crude oil is $1.67 higher at $104/barrel, while Brent crude is 84 cents higher at $110.53/barrel.

Oilseeds

The see-saw battle in the old-crop soybean market was won by the bulls Wednesday with buyers stepping up at the open of the floor trade and pushing beans sharply higher over the morning. ...

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