CANADA STOCKS-Futures dip ahead of inflation, retail sales data

Fri Oct 21, 2016 7:32am EDT
 
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Oct 21(Reuters) - Canada stock futures were lower on Friday, as investors stayed cautious ahead of annual inflation and August retail sales data.

December futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.21 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

Inflation and retail sales data is due at 8:30 a.m. ET .

Canada's main stock index inched higher on Thursday, as modest gains in heavyweight gold mining and banking stocks helped offset weakness among consumer and industrial names.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.39 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.37 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.17 percent.

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