CANADA STOCKS-Futures flat a day after TSX closed at 19-month high
Dec 9 (Reuters) - Canada stock futures little changed on Friday, a day after the benchmark stock index posted its highest close since May 2015.
The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was boosted by heavyweight financial shares on Thursday as bond yields climbed after the European Central Bank's monetary policy decisions.
December futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.08 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET on Friday.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.14 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.04 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.12 percent.
BRP Inc, the maker of Ski-Doo snowmobiles and Sea-Doo watercraft, reported a 20 percent rise in quarterly profit as it sold more year-round products.
A subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings, one of the shareholders who helped keep Bank of Ireland out of state hands in 2011, is selling half of its remaining stake in the Irish lender, the bank managing the sale said. Continued...