CANADA STOCKS-Futures point to lower open for TSX; jobs data awaited

Fri Sep 5, 2014 7:20am EDT
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Sept 5 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Friday ahead of the country's employment numbers and U.S. jobs data.

September futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> were down 0.22 percent at 0715 ET.

Canada's employment change and unemployment rate data are due at 0830 ET.

Canada's main stock index closed lower on Thursday, hurt by a decline in stocks of gold miners and energy companies as the price of gold fell and oil slipped on a surprise European Central Bank rate cut.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.29 percent at 0715 ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.33 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.17 percent.

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