CANADA STOCKS-TSX set to open higher as Brent rebounds

Tue Mar 3, 2015 7:31am EST
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Mar 3 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Tuesday as Brent crude prices jumped.

March futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.04 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

Fourth-quarter GDP data is due at 8:30 a.m. ET.

Canada's main stock index rose on Monday as a jump in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc helped to offset weakness in the energy sector after a drop in the Brent price.

The Canadian market has been choppy in recent months as the price of oil fluctuates.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.1 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.13 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.08 percent.

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