CANADA STOCKS-TSX set to open higher, tracking global markets

Thu Feb 12, 2015 7:25am EST
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Feb 12 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Thursday, tracking gains in global markets.

March futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.59 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

New Housing Price Index data for December is due at 8:30 a.m. ET.

Canada's main stock index ended higher on Wednesday as gains in the energy and financial sectors helped offset uncertainty surrounding discussions on a Greek debt deal.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.47 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET on Thursday, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.47 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.53 percent. (Morning News Call newsletter; The Day Ahead newsletter


Bombardier Inc named a former United Technologies Corp executive as CEO, and reported a quarterly loss due to a $1.4 billion charge related to its decision to suspend its Learjet 85 business aircraft program.

Cenovus Energy Inc, Canada's second-largest independent oil producer, reported a quarterly loss that ballooned eight times and said it would cut 15 percent jobs, freeze salary hikes and cut discretionary spending as it adjusts to the slump in global crude prices.   Continued...