CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures indicate higher start

Tue Mar 28, 2017 7:46am EDT
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March 28 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index futures were trading modestly higher on Tuesday as investors looked past President Donald Trump's setback on healthcare reform to his planned stimulus policies.

June futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.04 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

Canada's main stock index advanced on Monday, helped by strength in gold-mining shares amid heightened demand for safe-haven assets like precious metals.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.05 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.03 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.1 percent.

No major economic releases are scheduled in Canada.

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