NEWS
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu Aug 15, 2013 03:09 PM CDT

MARKET SUMMARY

MGEX futures closed 2 to 4 cents higher, corn ended 16 to 17 cents higher, soybeans finished 12 to 26 1/2 cents higher and canola closed the session up $7.70 to $8.70/mt.

OUTSIDE MARKETS

The Canadian equity market is up 39.40 to 12,678.70 in midday trade, despite U.S. market weakness, following earlier losses this session. Increasing energy and metals futures added support to the market. The Canadian dollar is 21 basis points higher at $.9690 CAD/US, while the U.S. dollar has fallen .508 to 81.250. Gold is $31.40 higher at $1,365.40/ounce. Crude oil is 46 cents higher at ...

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