CANADA STOCKS-Futures point to lower start on Ebola concerns

Fri Oct 24, 2014 7:28am EDT
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Oct 24 - Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Friday as caution prevailed after the first confirmed case of Ebola in New York City and ahead of European bank stress test results, due at the weekend.

December futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.39 percent at 7.15 a.m. ET.

No major Canadian economic events are scheduled.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index posted a sharp gain on Thursday as energy shares jumped with the price of oil and the market rebounded from a selloff the previous session spurred partly by the shootings in Ottawa.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.19 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.26 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.33 percent.

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