CANADA STOCKS-TSX set to open higher as growth concerns ease

Thu Mar 3, 2016 7:24am EST
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March 3 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Thursday as concerns eased about the global outlook for economic growth.

March futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.30 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

Canada's main stock index rose for a fifth straight session on Wednesday, hitting its highest point this year as gains for materials and energy stocks offset losses for financial and consumer names and railways.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were unchanged at 7:15 a.m. ET. S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.01 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.02 percent.

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