CANADA STOCKS-TSX set to open higher

Wed Apr 1, 2015 7:20am EDT
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April 1 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Wednesday, with June futures on the S&P TSX index up 0.51 percent at 7.15 a.m. ET.

The RBC Canadian Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' index data is due at 9:30 a.m. ET.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was little changed on Tuesday as strength in its financial sector was offset by a selloff of miner Teck Resources Ltd after it denied it was in merger talks.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.09 percent at 7.15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.17 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.08 percent.

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