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DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Tue Aug 20, 2013 08:20 AM CDT

Market Summary: Soybeans down 15 cents (Nov), canola is down $9.60/mt, MGEX wheat is 1/4 cent higher (Dec), corn is down 5 1/2 cents. The Canadian dollar is 26 basis points lower.

Outside Markets

Asian stocks ended sharply lower Tuesday, with Japan's Nikkei leading the way with a 2.6% loss. European equities are also lower. The TSX closed at 12,588.02 in Monday's trade, down 148.90. In overnight trade, Dow futures are up 3 points, which could lead to a steady open in North American markets. The Canadian dollar is 26 points lower at $.9635 CAD/U.S. The U.S. dollar is .165 ...

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