CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures indicate higher open on China optimism

Fri Mar 28, 2014 7:34am EDT
 
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March 28 (Reuters) - Canadian stocks are likely to open higher on Friday, supported by reports that China could fast-track infrastructure spending to boost its economy. No major Canadian data is scheduled.

June futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> were up 0.22 percent at 0715 ET.

The index ended little changed on Thursday after worries about the Ukraine crisis overshadowed data that showed stronger-than-expected U.S. economic growth and a drop in new applications for unemployment benefits.

Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.26 percent at 0715 ET, S&P 500 futures were up 0.27 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.40 percent.

(Morning News Call newsletter link.reuters.com/nex49s; The Day Ahead newsletter link.reuters.com/mex49s)

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