CANADA STOCKS-TSX set to open higher

Mon Mar 16, 2015 7:25am EDT
 
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March 16 - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Monday.

March futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.17 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

Balance of payments data is due at 8:30 a.m. ET.

Canada's main stock index fell on Friday as renewed concerns about oversupply of crude and a strong U.S. dollar triggered a drop in oil prices and sent shares of energy producers lower.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.4 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.44 percent and 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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