CANADA STOCKS-Futures flat ahead of Yellen testimony

Tue Feb 14, 2017 7:33am EST
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Feb 14 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday ahead of testimony by U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

March futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.02 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index rose for the fifth straight day on Monday, posting a fresh all-time peak as financials and industrials climbed, while lower oil and gold prices weighed on resource shares.

No major Canadian economic releases are scheduled.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.01 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.02 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.01 percent.

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TMX Group Ltd, which owns and operates the Toronto Stock Exchange, reported better-than-expected quarterly results as the exchange operator reaped benefits from cost cuts.   Continued...