CANADA STOCKS-Futures fall as oil prices plunge
April 18 (Reuters) - Canadian stock futures fell on Monday as oil prices plunged after a meeting between major producing nations on a proposed output freeze fell apart, leaving the world grappling with an excess of unwanted crude.
June futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.28 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.
Foreign securities and investment data for February is due at 8:30 a.m. ET
Canada's main stock index slipped on Friday as energy shares pulled back with oil prices ahead of the weekend producer meeting, while Bombardier stock gained on reports it is close to a deal to sell up to 125 CSeries jets to a U.S. airline.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.26 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.33 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.28 percent.
Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz pushed back on Saturday at the suggestion the central bank had accepted economic assumptions from the Department of Finance without doing due diligence about Finance Minister Bill Morneau's budget. Continued...