CANADA STOCKS-Futures trade lower on global growth concerns

Wed May 4, 2016 7:48am EDT
 
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May 4 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Wednesday as investors remained cautious about the health of global economy a day after a deluge of lackluster manufacturing data from across the world.

June futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.4 percent at 7:30 a.m. ET.

Trade data is due at 8:30 a.m. ET.

Canada's main stock index fell to a two-week low on Tuesday as lower commodity prices weighed on energy and materials stocks, while financials dropped after Canadian Western Bank set aside more money for loan losses.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.51 percent at 7:30 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.61 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.71 percent.

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