CANADA STOCKS-Stock futures point to higher open for TSX
Sept 15 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Monday despite weak Chinese data that pushed commodity prices lower.
September futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> were up 0.11 percent at 0730 ET.
No major Canadian economic data is due.
Canada's main stock index was little changed on Friday as a decline in the energy sector, prompted by a fall in oil prices, was offset by positive economic data from the United States.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.01 percent at 0730 ET on Monday, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.04 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.01 percent. (Morning News Call newsletter link.reuters.com/nex49s; The Day Ahead newsletter link.reuters.com/mex49s)
Canada's closely watched ratio of household debt to income rebounded to 163.6 percent in the second quarter from 163.1 percent in the first, following a pattern which typically sees a second-quarter rise, Statistics Canada indicated on Friday.
Canadian home prices rose in August and the pace of 12-month home price appreciation accelerated, a report showed on Friday, suggesting robust demand for housing is carrying through to the second half of the year. Continued...