CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures gain as oil prices recover

Thu Apr 6, 2017 7:33am EDT
 
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April 6 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Thursday as oil prices recovered from losses triggered by record high U.S. crude inventories.

June futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.22 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

Statistics Canada is scheduled to release building permits data for February at 8:30 a.m. ET.

Canada's main stock index edged lower on Wednesday, retreating from a nearly six-week high as financial shares declined and the energy sector gave up an earlier advance, although overall losses were tempered by gains in consumer-related stocks.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.1 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.09 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.09 percent.

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