CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures slightly lower on thin volumes

Thu Nov 25, 2010 8:36am EST
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Nov 25 (Reuters) - Toronto's stock futures were slightly down, but volumes volumes were light due to the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday.

Financial markets recovered somewhat after roller-coaster sessions prompted by the euro zone's debt problems and jitters over tensions on the Korean peninsula. Risk appetite improved slightly on the back of solid gains on Wall Street.


* Canadian equity futures <0#SXF:> point to a lower open.

* European shares nudged higher as a strong finish on Wall Street and firmer Asian equities following encouraging U.S. economic numbers increased the appetite for risk. [.EU]

* Asian stocks rose from 1-1/2-month lows.


* Oil inched up, reversing initial losses in thin, volatile trading due to the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday. [O/R]

* Gold eased for a second day, lacking strong impetus due to the Thanksgiving holiday but supported by safe haven buying amid Europe's debt crisis and Korean tensions. [GOL/]   Continued...