Wednesday January 28 2015



Canola closed 1.10 under the previous close at 459.60. The trading range was 458.80 to 463.00. Chicago wheat settled at 519, down 1-1/2 with a range of 517-1/2 and 524. Minneapolis wheat ended the day at 566-1/22-1/2 lower. Trading opened at 568-1/2 with the day's high and low of 571-3/4 and 565-3/4. Corn settled down 2-3/4 from the previous close at 381-1/4. The high-low range was 386 to 380. Chicago soybeans closed at 973-3/4, down 9-3/4 with a high and low of 985-1/2 and 972-1/4. Soy oil finished 0.09 higher at 31.17. Chicago oats closed down 1-1/2 at 289-1/4.

CHICAGO MERC livestock futures were mainly higher with live cattle at 152.825, up 3.000. Feeder cattle finished up 4.325 at 204.300. Lean hog futures gave up 1.675 to finish off at 69.150.

THE CANADIAN DOLLAR was at 0.80 late in the day, up 0.410 from the previous close. The US dollar index was 95.325, down 0.190. The euro rose against the US dollar, trading 0.129 higher at 1.137.

AT 15:07 TORONTO STOCKS were up 28 points with the S&P index at 14826. The New York DJ industrial average was at 17394, off 285. NASDAQ was down 84 at 4688.

OIL PRICES finished firmer at 46.00, up 0.85 with a high for the day of 46.55. Natural gas traded at 2.90, up 0.05. Gold was up 15.10 at 1,272.00.



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