CANADA STOCKS-TSX poised to open higher

Thu Aug 14, 2014 7:21am EDT
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Aug 14 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Thursday, with September futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> up 0.18 percent at 0715 ET.

New housing price data is due at 0830 ET.

Canada's main stock index was little changed on Wednesday as worries about tensions in Ukraine and weakness in the price of copper weighed on sentiment.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.13 percent at 0715 ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.14 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.15 percent.

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Canada's Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp is exploring the possibility of making more of its experimental Ebola treatment, Chief Executive Officer Mark Murray said on Wednesday.

Gold miner Centamin Plc's second-quarter core earnings nearly halved as it mined lower-grade ore at its Sukari operation in Egypt, its only producing mine.

COMMODITIES AT 0715 ET   Continued...