CANADA STOCKS-TSX set to open higher

Wed Sep 3, 2014 7:20am EDT
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Sept 3 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Wednesday as global markets rose on news of a ceasefire agreement between Ukraine and Russia.

September futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> were up 0.38 percent at 0715 ET.

Bank of Canada's rate decision is due at 1000 ET.

Canada's main stock index dipped marginally on Tuesday as tumbling resource stocks, hurt by falling oil and gold prices, offset gains in financial and industrial stocks.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.40 percent at 0715 ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.38 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.35 percent.

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