NEWS
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Fri Oct 4, 2013 03:06 PM CDT

MARKET SUMMARY

MGEX wheat closed down 4 cents to 4 1/2 higher, corn ended 4 to 4 1/2 higher, soybeans finished 6 to 8 1/4 higher and canola closed $6.40/mt to $6.90/mt lower.

OUTSIDE MARKETS

Canada's TSX equity index is up 44 points to 12,779 in mid-day trade, following the lead of higher U.S. markets, despite the U.S. government shutdown. The Canadian dollar is 16 basis points higher at $.9687 CAD/USD, while the U.S. dollar is .394 higher at 80.240. Gold is $7.60 higher at $1,310.40/ounce. Crude oil is 34 cents higher at $103.31/barrel, while Brent crude is 31 higher ...

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