Toronto's TSX equity market is flat Monday, trading 5.03 higher at 12,821.66 points. Mixed commodity trade is weighing on the market. The Canadian dollar is now up 16 basis points to $.9927 CAD/U.S. dollar. The U.S. dollar is up .050 points to 79.870. Gold is $2.90 lower at $1,653.70/ounce. Crude oil is up $.58 to $96.46/barrel. Brent crude is up 18 cents to $113.46/barrel.
USDA's export inspections for corn resulted in a surprise for the market this morning, with corn inspections being above the level required to meet USDA's annual projections for the first time since September. ...