CANADA STOCKS-TSX set to open higher; Scotland in focus

Thu Sep 18, 2014 7:23am EDT
 
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Sept 18 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Thursday, tracking gains in global markets, as voting began in Scotland's referendum on independence.

December futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> were up 0.35 percent at 0715 ET.

June data on foreign investment in Canadian securities and Canadian investment in foreign securities is due at 0830 ET

Canada's main stock index edged lower on Wednesday as investors digested commentary from the U.S. Federal Reserve on its outlook for interest rates following a two-day policy meeting.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.33 percent at 0715 ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.37 percent. Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.37 percent. (Morning News Call newsletter link.reuters.com/nex49s; The Day Ahead newsletter link.reuters.com/mex49s)

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