CANADA STOCKS-Futures point to a lower start as oil prices fall

Fri Feb 17, 2017 7:45am EST
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Feb 17 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index futures pointed to a lower start on Friday as oil prices dipped, pressured by an increase in global fuel supply.

March futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.17 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

Data on trade in Canadian securities is due at 8:30 a.m. ET.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index edged up on Thursday to notch a fresh record high as Barrick Gold jumped on the company's better-than-expected profits, though a drop in shares of Sun Life helped keep overall gains in check.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.21 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.23 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.16 percent.

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