CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures point to slightly higher open, U.S. data awaited
March 27 (Reuters) - Stock index futures indicated a slightly higher opening for Canadian stocks on Thursday as investors awaited U.S. jobless claims and GDP data due at 0830 ET.
June futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> were up 0.07 percent an hour before the release of the data.
Stocks closed lower on Wednesday after President Barack Obama said Russian President Vladimir Putin had miscalculated if he thought he could divide the West or count on its indifference over his annexation of Crimea.
Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.04 percent, S&P 500 futures were up 0.26 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.20 percent at 0715 ET.
Yogawear retailer Lululemon Athletica Inc forecast lower-than-expected results for the current quarter after posting a quarterly profit that was almost unchanged from a year earlier.
Negotiators reached a deal to end the month-long container truck strike in Vancouver that had slowed the transport of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of goods.
Taseko Mines Ltd asked a judge to set aside decisions by Canada's environment minister and cabinet to reject its plans to build a copper-gold mine in British Columbia. Continued...