CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures indicate a higher open
Nov 13 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Thursday, with December futures on the S&P TSX index up 0.3 percent at 7:45 a.m. ET.
New Housing Price Index data is due at 8:30 a.m. ET .
The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index rose to its highest in more than a month on Wednesday as the energy sector recovered from an initial decline and a positive budget outlook for the country boosted investor sentiment.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.22 percent at 7:45 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.25 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up/down 0.3 percent.
Life insurer Manulife Financial Corp reported a 6.4 percent rise in third-quarter profit, driven by strong sales in Asian markets such as Japan, Hong Kong and Indonesia.
Legislation to approve the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline began racing through the U.S. Congress on Wednesday as Democrats and Republicans appeared to be coming together in a challenge of President Barack Obama's oversight of the project. Continued...