CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures indicate a lower start to the week
Nov 3 - 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 0.1 percent at 7.15 a.m. ET.
The RBC Canadian Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' index for October is scheduled for release at 9.30 a.m. ET.
The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index advanced on Friday after fresh stimulus measures from the Bank of Japan drove up most major sectors, but shares of gold miners slumped with the price of bullion.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.17 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 0.08 percent.
Canadian banks and credit card companies have reached a deal with the federal government to cut fees charged to retailers for credit transactions and are likely to announce the agreement this week, according to a source familiar with the talks.