CANADA STOCKS-TSX set to open higher on firmer oil prices
March 28 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Monday as oil prices firmed, adding to gains in recent weeks as optimism holds that a production freeze among major producers may be implemented.
June futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.13 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.
No major economic events are scheduled for the day.
Canada's main stock index fell to a two-week low on Thursday before paring some losses, as bank stocks retreated amid rising chatter from U.S. central bankers about hiking interest rates and as a recovery in oil prices helped energy stocks.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.24 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.27 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.30 percent.
COMMODITIES AT 7:15 a.m. ET Continued...