CANADA STOCKS-Futures point to a lower start

Wed Nov 12, 2014 7:39am EST
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Nov 12 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Wednesday, with December futures on the S&P TSX index down 0.21 percent at 7:35 a.m. ET.

No major Canadian economic events are scheduled for release .

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index hit a one-month high on Tuesday as the gold-mining sector rebounded with the price of gold.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.34 percent at 7:35 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.37 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.29 percent.

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Bank of Nova Scotia filed with U.S. regulators to offer, from time to time, common shares, preferred shares and debt worth up to $7 billion.

Encana Corp, Canada's largest natural-gas producer, said quarterly operating profit jumped 87 percent due to higher production of oil and natural gas liquids.   Continued...