CANADA STOCKS-Futures little changed as oil prices slip

Wed Feb 8, 2017 7:30am EST
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Feb 8 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index futures were little changed on Wednesday as oil prices dipped on higher U.S. crude inventories and a slump in Chinese demand.

March futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.05 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

Canada's housing starts annualized data is scheduled for release at 8:15 a.m. ET, while TR IPSOS PCSI data for February is due at 11:00 am ET.

Canada's main stock index rose on Tuesday, with gains among heavyweight financial stocks on talk of a U.S. interest rate hike in March offsetting losses for shares of energy companies as oil prices weighed.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.06 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.01 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.06 percent.

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