CANADA STOCKS-Stock futures point to a higher open for TSX

Mon Dec 15, 2014 7:28am EST
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Dec 15 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Monday with December futures on the S&P TSX index up 0.47 percent.

No major economic events are due on Monday.

Canada's main stock index ended 1.25 percent lower on Friday as a raid on the Montreal offices of gaming company Amaya Inc weighed on its shares and those of two financial firms also involved in the securities regulator probe.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.74 percent at 07:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.69 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.60 percent. (Morning News Call newsletter; The Day Ahead newsletter


First Quantum Minerals has shut its 38,000-tonnes-per-year Ravensthorpe nickel plant in Australia following an acid spill, which is under investigation.


Gold futures : $1,212; fell 0.82 percent

US crude : $58.30; rose 0.92 percent   Continued...