CANADA STOCKS-Futures point to higher open as ECB easing talk mounts

Thu Nov 26, 2015 7:28am EST
 
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Nov 26 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main share index on Thursday, helped by growing expectations of aggressive European Central Bank action next week.

December futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.28 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

No major data was scheduled for release.

Canada's main stock index closed slightly lower on Wednesday after a seesaw session in which weakness in energy and financials offset gains for consumer and railway stocks, with energy stocks retreating despite a higher close for crude oil.

Meanwhile, Dow Jones industrial average e-mini futures were up 0.35 percent at 7:15 a.m. EST (1215 GMT), while S&P 500 e-mini futures added 0.43 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures rose 0.51 percent.

(Morning News Call newsletter link.reuters.com/nex49s; The Day Ahead newsletter link.reuters.com/mex49s)

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