CANADA STOCKS-Futures lower on global economic growth concerns

Tue Feb 9, 2016 7:27am EST
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Feb 9 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Tuesday as investors refrained from betting on riskier assets amid fears of a sustained global economic slowdown.

March futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.55 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

No major economic releases are scheduled.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index fell on Monday as banking, energy and consumer stocks lost ground, offsetting gains among gold miners as global growth concerns mounted.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.59 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.61 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.57 percent.

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