CANADA STOCKS-TSX set to open higher as Brent rebounds
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.
Bank of Nova Scotia, Canada's No. 3 lender, reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit, hurt by higher provisions and a "softer" performance in its investment banking business. Continued...