CANADA STOCKS-TSX set to open higher, focus on earnings
April 22 (Reuters) - Stock futures indicated a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Tuesday, with investors focused on U.S. quarterly earnings.
June futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> were up 0.24 percent at 0715 ET.
Wholesale trade data for February is due at 0830 ET .
The S&P TSX index was little changed in thin trading on Monday. Drops in shares of Barrick Gold Corp and TransCanada Corp, which was hit by another delay for its Keystone XL pipeline project, offset gains in other groups.
Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were up 0.07 percent at 0715 ET, S&P 500 futures were up 0.01 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.27 percent.
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