NEWS
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Fri Aug 16, 2013 03:24 PM CDT

MARKET SUMMARY

HRS wheat down 2 1/4 to 5 1/4 cents, corn down 7 3/4 to 9 cents, soybeans ended down 5 to 12 3/4 cents, while canola finished $2 to $3.60/mt lower.

OUTSIDE MARKETS

Canada's equity index is higher in mid-day trade on Friday, currently 69.36 higher at 12,773.36, despite lower U.S. markets. Higher gold prices contributed to Friday's move. The Canadian dollar is 40 basis points lower at $.9661 CAD/US dollar, while the U.S. dollar is .153 higher at 81.360. Gold is $10.10 higher at $1,371.70/ounce, its highest level in nearly two months. Crude oil is 11 cents ...

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