DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu Aug 15, 2013 07:36 AM CDT

Market Summary: MGEX wheat is up 4 1/2 cents (Sept) and 3 3/4 higher (Dec), corn is 3 3/4 cents higher (Sept) and 1 3/4 cents higher (Dec), soybeans are 6 cents higher (Nov) and canola is $1/mt higher.

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Asian stocks closed lower on Thursday, with Japan's Nikkei leading the way lower with a loss of 2.1%. European stocks are also currently trading lower. Canada's TSX equity market closed at 12,639.30 in Wednesday's trade, down 2.89 points, while overnight, the Dow futures are 47 points lower. The Canadian dollar is 3 basis points higher at $.9674 CAD/US dollar, ...

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