TSX set to open higher as Greece pessimism fades
(Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Wednesday, tracking gains in Asia and Europe, as pessimism over the Greek deal saga faded.
March futures on the S&P TSX index SXFc1 were up 0.19 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.
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Canada's main stock index edged higher on Tuesday as a jump in Restaurant Brands International Inc QSR.TO, following the fast-food chain's quarterly report, helped offset declines in the natural resource sectors after commodity prices weakened.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures 1YMc1 were up 0.04 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET on Wednesday, while S&P 500 e-mini futures ESc1 were down 0.02 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures NQc1 were up 0.07 percent.
Canada is imposing sanctions against top Russian oil firm NK Rosneft OAO and the head of conglomerate Rostec, among others, in response to the actions of Russian-backed militants in Ukraine, Ottawa said on Tuesday. Continued...