CANADA STOCKS-TSX drops as producer prices hit lowest since Dec 2014
March 29 (Reuters) - Canadian stock futures inched lower on Tuesday, after data showed the biggest monthly decline for producer prices in over a year, driven by a drop in prices for energy and petroleum products.
Canadian producer prices fell 1.1 percent in February, far exceeding economists' expectations for a decline of 0.2 percent, data from Statistics Canada showed.
June futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.64 percent at 8:55 a.m. ET.
Canada's main stock rose on Monday following a long weekend, as strengthening financial and consumer shares offset losses in healthcare and commodity-related stocks.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.39 percent at 8:55 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.30 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.23 percent.
COMMODITIES AT 8:55 a.m. ET Continued...