CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures indicate higher open

Wed Jul 23, 2014 7:29am EDT
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July 23 (Reuters) - Canadian stocks looked set for a higher start on Wednesday, with September futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> up 0.18 percent at 0730 ET.

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The main stock index pushed to new highs for the fourth time in five sessions on Tuesday, helped by rises in shares of energy companies, railways and some banks.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.15 percent at 0730 ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.19 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.28 percent.

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