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DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Wed Apr 23, 2014 08:12 AM CDT

Market Summary: July corn is down 1/2 cent, July HRS is 4 1/4 cents lower, July soybeans are 7 cents lower and July canola is 90 cents/mt lower. The Canadian dollar is 7 basis points lower.

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Asian equities finished mixed on Wednesday with Japan's Nikkei up 1.1% and the Shanghai Composite in China down .3%. China's unofficial flash Purchase Managers Index was reported at 48.3, which is above the 48 last month, but still below 50, which is a sign of a contracting economy. European markets are trading lower. Tuesday's Canadian TSX equity index closed 62 points higher ...

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