CANADA STOCKS-TSX set to open lower; global growth worries weigh

Thu Sep 10, 2015 7:35am EDT
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Sept 10 (Reuters) - Futures on Canada's main stock index declined on Thursday, tracking global markets that fell on weak data and uncertain news from across the world.

Producer prices and car sales dropped in China, while Japan's main gauge of capital spending fell. Brazil was downgraded by Standard & Poor's.

September futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.19 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

Capacity utilization data for the second quarter and new housing price index for July are due at 8:30 a.m. ET.

Canada's main stock index fell on Wednesday, hurt by broad weakness among miners and energy companies that overshadowed a surge in shares of train and plane maker Bombardier.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.19 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.24 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.25 percent.

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