TSX futures indicate lower open

Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:31am EDT
 
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(Reuters) - Canadian stocks looked set to open lower on Wednesday as investors avoided placing fresh bets in the absence of any broad market catalyst.

June futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> were down 0.16 percent at 0715 ET.

The TSX index climbed slightly to hit its highest in nearly six years on Tuesday, buoyed by a jump in gold-mining shares after the price of bullion gained.

There is no release of economic data scheduled for Wednesday.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.35 percent at 0715 ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.44 percent. Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.39 percent.

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A sign displaying TSX information is seen in Toronto November 20, 2008.  REUTERS/Mark Blinch