CANADA STOCKS-Futures point to higher start as oil gains
Canada's main stock index was set to open higher on Tuesday, helped by a rise in oil prices.
June futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.25 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.
No major economic events are scheduled for the day.
The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index ended higher on Monday, with gains in shares of an auto parts maker, a pharmaceutical company and a dollar store operator helping offset losses in energy shares.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.04 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.14 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.04 percent.
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