CANADA STOCKS-Futures lower on global economic growth concerns
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.
Canadian utility Fortis Inc said it would buy ITC Holdings Corp, the largest independent power transmission company in the United States, for $6.9 billion in cash and stock. Continued...