CANADA STOCKS-Futures higher as oil prices rise

Mon Feb 29, 2016 7:37am EST
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Feb 29 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index looked set to open slightly higher on Monday as oil prices gained on rising hopes the market has bottomed out.

March futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.16 percent at 7:30 a.m. ET.

Current account and producer prices data are due at 8:30 a.m. ET.

Canada's main stock index rose on Friday, helped by gains in some major banks and energy companies and by a jump in shares of auto parts maker Magna International Inc, which reported strong European and North American demand.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.23 percent at 7:30 a.m. ET. S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.19 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.34 percent.

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