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DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu Dec 12, 2013 08:21 AM CST

Market Summary: March corn is 3 cents lower, March HRS wheat is 1 cent higher, January soybeans are 7 1/2 cents lower while January canola is $1.80/mt lower. The Canadian dollar is 23 basis points higher.

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Asian markets closed lower on Thursday with the Nikkei down 1.1% and the Shanghai Composite down .1%. European markets are lower. The TSX closed 191 points lower in Wednesday's trade, ending at 13,133. In overnight trade, Dow futures were 34 points lower and signaling the possibility of a weak open in North American equity markets. The Canadian dollar is 23 points higher ...

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