CANADA STOCKS-Futures point to higher open for TSX

Wed Aug 13, 2014 7:18am EDT
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Aug 13 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Wednesday as anxiety ebbed over the standoff between Russia and Ukraine.

September futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> were up 0.38 percent at 0715 ET.

Canada's main stock index was little changed on Tuesday as gains in shares of gold miners and financial companies helped offset the impact of a decline in energy producers' shares.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.40 percent, S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.47 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.45 percent. (Morning News Call newsletter; The Day Ahead newsletter


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