CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures higher on global sentiment
Oct 4 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a slightly higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Tuesday, tracking upbeat sentiment in global markets.
Global markets were up after Deutsche Bank's shares rallied, benefiting from the support of its major clients and even rivals. Healthy U.S. manufacturing survey data in the previous session also helped equities..
December futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.14 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.
Canada's main stock index fell on Monday as major gold miners lost ground and heavyweight banks also pulled back as the federal government tightened mortgage and tax rules in a bid to cool the housing market.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.10 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.06 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.13 percent.
Canada's Sun Life Financial Inc plans to expand into Singapore and Thailand as it looks to boost its presence in Asia where demand for insurance products is growing fast, a senior company executive said. Continued...