CANADA STOCKS-Futures point to a flat open for TSX

Wed Aug 27, 2014 7:24am EDT
 
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Aug 27 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a flat opening for Canada's main stock index on Wednesday with September futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> marginally lower at 0715 ET.

No major Canadian economic data is due for release on Wednesday.

Canada's main stock index rose on Tuesday as shares of Tim Hortons Inc climbed after the coffee chain said it planned to merge with Burger King Worldwide Inc in a C$12.64 billion deal.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.10 percent at 0715 ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.05 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.06 percent. (Morning News Call newsletter link.reuters.com/nex49s; The Day Ahead newsletter link.reuters.com/mex49s)

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