CANADA STOCKS-Futures point to higher open
Nov 25 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index looked set to open higher on Wednesday as concerns about the fallout from Turkey's downing of a Russian warplane appeared to ease.
December futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.09 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.
No major data is scheduled for release.
Canada's main stock index rose on Tuesday, helped by strength in energy and materials stocks.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.27 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.13 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.26 percent.
Maple Leaf Foods Inc said it would cut 400 jobs, or about 3 percent of its workforce, nearly a month after the meat packer pushed back a timeline for hitting a key profit target.
Canada's economy is rebounding following a modest contraction in the first half of the year, boosted by non-energy exports and investment, which will help growth reach 2.5 percent in 2017, Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Lynn Patterson said. Continued...