CANADA STOCKS-TSX may open lower on BlackBerry warning, Fed comments
Sept 23 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Monday despite positive economic data from China and the euro zone, as Fed comments and a bleak warning from BlackBerry weigh on investor sentiment.
* A flood of new orders gave a boost to European and Chinese firms in September, according to a clutch of surveys which added to evidence that the global economy is healing.
* BlackBerry Ltd's plan to retreat from the consumer market in favor of serving businesses and governments is a desperate move that industry watchers warn will only accelerate its downward spiral.
* Major U.S. telecom companies have not registered for a Canadian wireless spectrum auction, raising doubts about government plans for more competition and offering good news for the three big players, BCE Inc, Rogers Communications Inc and Telus Corp
* German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces the daunting prospect of persuading her centre-left rivals to keep her in power after her conservatives notched up their best election result in more than two decades but fell short of an absolute majority.MARKET SNAPSHOT
* Canada stock futures traded down 0.26 percent
* U.S. stock futures , , were mixed around -0.18 percent to 0.08
* European shares, were down COMMODITY PRICE MOVES Continued...