CANADA STOCKS-TSX set to open higher after results from Apple, Facebook

Thu Apr 24, 2014 7:35am EDT
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April 24 - Canadian stock index futures inched higher on Thursday as upbeat earnings from heavyweights such as Apple and Facebook outweighed weak results from Potash Corp.

June futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> were up 0.06 percent at 0715 ET.

No major economic events are scheduled in Canada.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index eased on Wednesday, with gains from some big energy producers offset by weakness in banks and a pullback in Valeant Pharmaceuticals' shares.

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were up 0.3 percent at 0715 ET, S&P 500 futures were up 0.4 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 1.46 percent.

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