CANADA STOCKS-Oil prices weigh on futures
July 15 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Friday as oil prices slipped on concerns that a persistent global glut of crude oil and refined products will impede any recovery.
September futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.08 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.
Manufacturing sales data is due at 8:30 a.m. ET.
Canada's main stock index rose to a fresh 11-month high on Thursday as heavyweight banking stocks benefited after U.S. bank JPMorgan Chase reported strong loan growth and rising oil prices boosted energy stocks.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.06 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.01 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.05 percent.
Brazil may launch a trade challenge against Canada over state funding to struggling planemaker Bombardier Inc that could hurt Brazilian rival Embraer, Foreign Minister Jose Serra told Reuters on Thursday. Continued...