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DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Fri Jan 31, 2014 07:48 AM CST

Market Summary: March corn is 1 cent lower, March soybeans are unchanged from Thursday's close, March canola is down $1/mt, and March HRS is 1 1/4 higher. The Canadian dollar is 14 basis points lower.

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Asian markets closed lower on Friday with the Shanghai Composite closing .8% lower and the Nikkei in Japan closing .6% lower. European markets are sharply lower. The TSX closed at 13,735 on Thursday, up 92 points. In overnight trade, Dow futures were 133 lower, which should lead to a weak open in North American trade. The Canadian dollar is approaching 89 cents, currently ...

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