CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures little changed amid geopolitical concerns

Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:31am EDT
 
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April 10 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index futures were little changed on Monday as investors remained cautious amid rising global geopolitical tensions.

U.S. military strikes against Syria last week over its alleged use of chemical weapons are a warning to other nations, including North Korea, that "a response is likely" if they pose a danger, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday.

June futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.03 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp is scheduled to release its annualized housing starts data for March at 8:15 a.m. ET. .

Canada's main stock index dipped on Friday as financial and natural resource shares lost ground, while concerns about escalating geopolitical tensions after U.S. missile strikes in Syria prompted a risk-off sentiment among investors.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.05 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.05 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.06 percent.

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