CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures dip as oil slips; GDP data eyed

Fri Mar 31, 2017 7:44am EDT
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March 31 (Reuters) - Canadian stock futures fell on Friday ahead of GDP data for January, which is expected to show that the economy grew at a similar pace compared to a month earlier.

Futures were also weighed down by oil prices, which fell after a three-day rally.

June futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.21 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

Monthly GDP data for January is due at 8:30 a.m. ET

Canada's main stock index pulled back from a one-month high on Thursday as deal-related news pressured shares of Cenovus Energy Inc and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce .

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.18 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.26 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.17 percent.

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