CANADA STOCKS-Futures up as oil climbs after Nigerian pipeline attack

Thu Nov 3, 2016 7:38am EDT
 
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Nov 3 (Reuters) - Futures on Canada's main stock index edged higher on Thursday as oil prices climbed after an attack on a Nigerian oil pipeline helped ease global supply glut concerns.

December futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.21 percent at 7:35 a.m. ET.

No economic data is scheduled for release.

Canada's main stock index fell sharply on Wednesday as tumbling oil prices weighed on energy shares and investors worried about disappointing earnings and a tightening U.S. presidential race.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.29 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.27 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.05 percent.

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