CANADA STOCKS-TSX set to open higher as traders return

Tue May 20, 2014 7:17am EDT
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May 20 (Reuters) - Canadian stocks looked set to open higher on Tuesday as markets return from an extended weekend.

June futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> were up 0.13 percent at 0715 ET.

Wholesale trade data is due for release at 0830 ET.

The index slipped on Friday to its lowest in about 2-1/2 weeks as sluggish commodity prices weighed on shares of materials companies in below-average trading volume ahead of the long weekend.

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were up 0.02 percent at 0715 ET, while S&P 500 futures were down 0.01 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.09 percent.

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