CANADA STOCKS-Futures down as Brexit fears linger, oil stays weak

Wed Jul 6, 2016 7:37am EDT
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July 6 (Reuters) - Stock futures indicated a lower start for Canada's main stock on Wednesday as investors turned risk-averse amid fears that Britain's impending exit from the European Union would slow global economic growth.

Weakness in oil prices for the third straight session also weighed on stocks.

September futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.52 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

Canada's trade balance data is due at 8:30 a.m. ET.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index fell on Tuesday after four days of gains as slumping oil prices pulled down energy companies and global jitters weighed.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.45 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.46 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.60 percent.

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