CANADA STOCKS-Futures up ahead of GDP data

Thu Jun 30, 2016 7:19am EDT
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June 30 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Thursday ahead of data on the country's economic growth which is expected to have climbed 0.1 percent in April, following two months of declines.

GDP, producer prices and raw materials prices data is due at 8:30 a.m. ET.

September futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.16 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

Canada's main stock index scored its largest gain in seven weeks on Wednesday as higher oil prices boosted shares of energy companies and investors bought back into banks after the initial shock of Britain's vote to exit the European Union.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.17 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.16 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.13 percent.

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