CANADA STOCKS-Futures point to a slightly higher open
Nov 14 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a modestly higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Friday, with December futures on the S&P TSX index up 0.03 percent at 7:30 a.m. ET.
Manufacturing sales data is due at 8:30 a.m. ET.
The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index dropped on Thursday as sluggish economic data in China raised concerns about growth in the world's second-biggest economy and shares of energy producers tumbled with oil prices.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.02 percent at 7:30 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.01 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.07 percent.
Blackberry Ltd Chief Executive John Chen sees Asia as key to reviving the loss-making smartphone maker's fortunes, but expanding in the region's biggest market, China, where security data concerns are rife, is currently not a priority.
The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives prepared to vote to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, which will help transport oil from Canada to the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, but a companion bill in the Senate may lack votes to pass next week. Continued...