CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures indicate higher open; Fed minutes eyed

Wed Apr 9, 2014 7:47am EDT
 
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April 9 (Reuters) - Canadian shares were set to open higher on Wednesday as stock index futures rose and investors awaited the release of the minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting.

June futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> were up 0.20 percent at 0715 ET.

Stocks rebounded on Tuesday after a surge in gold and oil prices drove up shares of natural resource companies and helped boost investor sentiment after three straight sessions of declines.

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were up 0.27 percent, S&P 500 futures were up 0.08 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.18 percent at 0715 ET.

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COMMODITIES AT 0715 ET   Continued...