CANADA STOCKS-TSX set to open higher, U.S. data supports

Wed Mar 26, 2014 7:31am EDT
 
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March 26 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index looked set to extend the previous session's gains on Wednesday after investor confidence got a boost from Tuesday's U.S. housing and consumer confidence data.

June futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> were up 0.21 percent at 0715 ET.

Share prices were also buoyed on Tuesday by easing tensions over Ukraine.

Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.13 percent, S&P 500 futures were up 0.36 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.26 percent at 0715 ET.

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