CANADA STOCKS-TSX may open lower; Fed policy meeting awaited
Sept 17 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Wednesday ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve policy meeting.
September futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> were down 0.08 percent at 0715 ET.
No major economic data is due during the day.
Canada's main stock index edged higher on Tuesday, driven by gains in most major sectors as investors nervously awaited the outcome of a key U.S. Federal Reserve policy meeting.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.06 percent at 0715 ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.03 percent. Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.08 percent. (Morning News Call newsletter link.reuters.com/nex49s; The Day Ahead newsletter link.reuters.com/mex49s)
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