CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures indicate lower start to the week
Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Monday, with June futures on the S&P TSX index down 0.05 percent at 7.30 a.m. ET.
Producer prices data is due at 8:30 a.m. ET.
The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index finished lower on Friday in a retreat led by financial stocks and by energy companies, which were pulled down by a sharp fall in crude prices.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.56 percent at 7.30 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.49 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.66 percent.
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