CANADA STOCKS-Futures indicate TSX to fall at open

Tue Jan 6, 2015 7:30am EST
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Jan 6 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Tuesday as the slide in oil prices showed no sign of easing.

March futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.13 percent at 7.15 a.m. ET.

Producer Prices data for November is due at 8.30 a.m. ET.

Canada's main stock index recorded its biggest single-day percentage drop in about 20 months, tumbling nearly 2.5 percent on Monday, as a deepening selloff in oil prices hit shares of energy companies.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.13 percent at 7.15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.14 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.08 percent. (Morning News Call newsletter; The Day Ahead newsletter


Major automakers reported their best ever Canadian sales performance last year, with Ford Motor Co holding on to the top sales spot for 2014, despite a late surge by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV's Canadian unit.

COMMODITIES AT 7.15 a.m. ET   Continued...