CANADA STOCKS-Futures jump as Brexit fears wane

Mon Jun 20, 2016 7:19am EDT
 
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June 20 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a sharply higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Monday after polls showed a diminishing chance that Britain may vote to leave the European Union later this week.

September futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.94 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

Wholesale trade data is due at 8:30 a.m. ET.

Canada's main stock index edged higher on Friday as commodities rallied and global worries about Britain voting to leave the European Union next week abated.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 1.21 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 1.35 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 1.31 percent.

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