CANADA STOCKS-Futures fall as global growth concerns hit risk appetite

Thu Feb 11, 2016 7:43am EST
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Feb 11 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index looked set to open lower on Thursday as investors continued to bet on safe-haven assets on growing concerns about slower pace of global economic growth.

March futures on the S&P TSX index were down 1.26 percent at 7:40 a.m. ET.

Data on New Housing Price Index is due at 8:30 a.m. ET .

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index fell on Wednesday, hitting a two-week low as a drop in oil prices and credit market uncertainty weighed on energy and financial stocks.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 1.69 percent at 7:40 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 1.65 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 1.85 percent.

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