CANADA STOCKS-TSX may open lower,Ukraine conflict and China data weighs

Tue Apr 15, 2014 7:47am EDT
 
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April 15 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index pointed to a lower open on Tuesday as investors weighed up tensions between Russia and Ukraine and signs of slowing growth in China.

June futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> were down 0.05 percent at 0715 ET.

Manufacturing Sales data is due at 0830 ET

The index rebounded from last week's weakness and advanced on Monday as resource prices rose on concerns about instability in Ukraine, while data showed a rebound U.S. retail sales in March.

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were down 0.10 percent, S&P 500 futures were up 0.09 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.04 percent at 0715 ET.

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