NEWS
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Fri Apr 4, 2014 08:09 AM CDT

Market Summary: May corn is down 3 1/2 cents, May HRS is down 9 cents, May soybeans are up 7 cents and May canola is $1.30/mt higher. The Canadian dollar is 10 basis points higher.

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Asian equity markets closed mixed on Friday with the Shanghai Composite up .7% and the Nikkei in Japan .1% lower. European markets are trading higher. Dow futures were trading 22 higher overnight, signaling what should be a firm open in morning trade. The TSX closed 57 lower at 14,402 in Thursday's trade. The Canadian dollar is 10 higher at $.9055 CAD/USD while the U.S. ...

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