CANADA STOCKS-Futures point to higher start, U.S. earnings in focus
July 20 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher start for Canada's main stock index on Wednesday, taking cues from the U.S. market amid strong quarterly results from companies including Microsoft Corp.
September futures on the S&P TSX index up 0.34 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.
The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index dipped slightly on Tuesday as oil prices fell and resource stocks retreated, offsetting gains due to consumer and technology stocks.
No major Canadian or U.S. data release is scheduled for the day.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.35 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.31 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.33 percent.
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