CANADA STOCKS-Futures point to higher open for TSX

Tue Sep 2, 2014 7:20am EDT
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Sept 2 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Tuesday, with September futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> up 0.09 percent at 0715 ET.

No major economic data is due for release on Tuesday. .

Canada's main stock index rose on Friday, capping its third straight month of gains as a rise in energy and financial shares helped offset the impact of investor nervousness over geopolitical tensions.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.18 percent at 0715 ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.16 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.23 percent. (Morning News Call newsletter; The Day Ahead newsletter


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