CANADA STOCKS-Futures point to a lower start to the week

Mon Oct 27, 2014 7:27am EDT
 
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Oct 27 - Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Monday, with December futures on the S&P TSX index down 0.13 percent at 7.15 a.m. ET.

No major Canadian economic events are scheduled.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index recorded its biggest weekly gain in more than a year on Friday, led by a jump in shares of Agrium Inc after an activist investor revealed early in the day it has taken a stake in the company.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.05 percent at 7.15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.11 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.02 percent.

(Morning News Call newsletter link.reuters.com/nex49s; The Day Ahead newsletter link.reuters.com/mex49s)

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