CANADA STOCKS-Futures fall as commodity prices weaken
March 24 (Reuters) - Canadian stock futures pointed to a lower opening on Thursday as the dollar climbed for a fifth consecutive day, weakening commodities and global stocks.
June futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.61 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.
No major economic events are scheduled for the day.
Canada's main stock index fell on Wednesday to a one-week low as lower commodity prices pressured energy and mining stocks, while insider trading charges sank the shares of Amaya Inc.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.47 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.55 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.55 percent.
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