CANADA STOCKS-Futures higher after rise in oil prices
Feb 21 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index futures pointed to a higher start on Tuesday on strengthening oil prices, as OPEC aims for deeper output cuts directed at reining in a global fuel supply overhang.
March futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.17 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.
The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index ended its winning streak on Friday, pulling back from the previous day's record high, pressured by losses for the materials group as prices of base and precious metals fell.
No major Canadian economic releases are scheduled.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.35 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.24 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.26 percent.
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