CANADA STOCKS-Futures higher as oil edges up

Thu Sep 15, 2016 7:24am EDT
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Sept 15 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Thursday as oil prices edged up after two consecutive days of losses.

Brent crude prices were up 0.8 percent, after two days of declines of about 3 percent, with gains capped by returning supplies from Nigeria and Libya.

December futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.18 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

Canada's main stock index eked out a small gain on Wednesday as losses in energy stocks on falling oil prices offset gains for base metal miners and consumer stocks.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.34 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET. S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.35 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.33 percent.

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