CANADA STOCKS-Futures lower as oil rally loses steam

Thu Jun 9, 2016 7:27am EDT
 
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June 9 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Thursday, as oil prices weakened on profit taking after three sessions of gains.

June futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.56 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

New Housing Price Index and data on total industrial capacity utilization are due at 8:30 a.m. ET.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index slipped on Wednesday as weakness in the energy sector weighed, offsetting gains by gold mining companies benefiting from higher bullion prices.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.22 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.31 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.27 percent.

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