UPDATE 1-CANADA STOCKS-TSX may open lower as Ukraine conflict, China data weigh

Tue Apr 15, 2014 9:01am EDT
 
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April 15 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Tuesday as tension between Russia and Ukraine and signs of slowing growth in China weighed on investors.

June futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> were down 0.02 percent at 0845 ET.

The index rebounded from last week's weakness and advanced on Monday as oil and gold prices rose on concerns about instability in Ukraine, while data showed a rebound U.S. retail sales in March.

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were up 0.18 percent, S&P 500 futures were up 0.18 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.17 percent at 0845 ET.

(Morning News Call newsletter link.reuters.com/nex49s; The Day Ahead newsletter link.reuters.com/mex49s)

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