CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures indicate stocks to open lower
June 13 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Friday as escalating violence in Iraq dampened risk appetite.
June futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> were down 0.15 percent at 0715 ET.
Manufacturing sales data is due at 0830 ET.
The TSX index edged higher on Thursday as a jump in shares of energy and gold-mining companies helped offset broader market weakness fueled by sluggish U.S. economic data.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.2 percent at 0715 ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.17 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.12 percent.
Amaya Gaming Group Inc said on Thursday it will buy Rational Group - owner of the world's biggest online poker company, PokerStars - for $4.9 billion.
Talisman Energy Inc is reviewing its Asian oil and gas portfolio, valued at about $4 billion, which could lead to a partial or full sale, people familiar with the matter said. Continued...