CANADA STOCKS-Futures rise tracking gains in global markets
Oct 20 (Reuters) - Canada stock futures rose on Thursday, a day after the main index closed at a 16-month high, tracking gains in the global markets after Democrat Hillary Clinton was perceived winner of the third and final U.S. presidential debate.
December futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.09 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.
Canada's main stock index closed at its highest since June 2015 on Wednesday, led by energy and mining companies, as oil surged and gold rose, while financial stocks also gained ground.
No economic indicators are scheduled for release.
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 0.12 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.13 percent.
The Bank of Canada cut its growth forecast on Wednesday and said it actively discussed adding more monetary stimulus to speed up the nation's economic recovery, surprising financial markets by shifting tone dramatically after its initial rate decision. Continued...