CANADA STOCKS-Futures fall as copper prices slide

Tue Apr 26, 2016 7:28am EDT
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April 26 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Tuesday as copper prices fell on worries that expectations of stronger demand from China were overly optimistic.

June futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.06 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

No major economic events are scheduled for the day. ET

Canada's main stock index fell on Monday as lower oil prices weighed on energy stocks, while most other sectors also lost ground as risk appetite declined.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.11 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.11 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.02 percent.

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