CANADA STOCKS-Futures fall as oil prices plunge

Mon Apr 18, 2016 7:27am EDT
 
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April 18 (Reuters) - Canadian stock futures fell on Monday as oil prices plunged after a meeting between major producing nations on a proposed output freeze fell apart, leaving the world grappling with an excess of unwanted crude.

June futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.28 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

Foreign securities and investment data for February is due at 8:30 a.m. ET

Canada's main stock index slipped on Friday as energy shares pulled back with oil prices ahead of the weekend producer meeting, while Bombardier stock gained on reports it is close to a deal to sell up to 125 CSeries jets to a U.S. airline.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.26 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.33 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.28 percent.

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