CANADA STOCKS-Futures point to higher start for Canada's main stock index

Tue Oct 21, 2014 7:51am EDT
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Oct 21 - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Tuesday, with December futures on the S&P TSX index up 0.19 percent at 0730 ET.

No major Canadian economic events are scheduled.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index climbed on Monday to its highest in a week as shares of gold miners rose with the bullion price and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc jumped after the drugmaker reported quarterly results.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.65 percent at 0730 ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.80 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.94 percent.

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