CANADA STOCKS-Futures down as commodity prices fall

Thu Apr 7, 2016 7:40am EDT
 
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April 7 (Reuters) - Canadian stock futures inched lower on Thursday as commodity prices fell on concerns over demand.

June futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.24 percent at 7:30 a.m. ET.

Monthly building permits data is due at 8:30 a.m. ET

Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday, led by energy stocks as oil prices rallied and helped by a sharp rise in the shares of drugmaker Valeant.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.38 percent at 7:30 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.41 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.37 percent.

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COMMODITIES AT 7:30 a.m. ET

Gold futures : $1,238; +1.27 pct

US crude : $37.86; +0.24 pct   Continued...