CANADA STOCKS-TSX may open lower after hitting two-week high Friday

Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:31am EST
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Feb 10 (Reuters) - Canadian stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Monday after hitting a two-week high on Friday in the wake of North American jobs data.


* An index measuring optimism among British businesses hit its highest for 22 years in January, providing more evidence of a rebound in the UK economy.

* Cameco on Friday scrapped its lofty production target for uranium due to excess global supply in an uncertain market.

* Loews Corp, controlled by the billionaire Tisch family, reported a bigger quarterly loss, hurt by impairment charges.

* Barclays Plc said its 2013 underlying earnings dropped by a quarter from the year before to 5.2 billion pounds, below expectations.

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