CANADA STOCKS-TSX set to open higher

Wed Sep 10, 2014 7:17am EDT
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Sept 10 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Wednesday with September futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> up 0.10 percent at 0715 ET.

Capacity utilization data for Q2 is due at 0830 ET.

Canada's main stock index edged higher on Tuesday, snapping a three-day losing streak as gains in the heavyweight energy and financial sectors offset shares of commodity producers that were driven lower by weak copper prices.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.10 percent at 0715 ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.09 percent. Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.14 percent.

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