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DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Fri Nov 23, 2012 08:40 AM CST

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Asian markets were mostly higher Friday given the positive Purchase Managers' Index (PMI) data announced Thursday, with the November number showing an expanding economy after 13 months of contraction, although trade was tempered by the U.S. holiday. Japan's Nikkei was up 1.4% at last report and is celebrating a National holiday on Friday. European stocks are on the defensive due to lack of consensus between members on the region's debt crisis. Canada's TSX closed at 12,153.10 in Thursday's trade, up 53.04 points. Dow futures are up 10 points, which should support the North American open Friday. The Canadian ...

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