CANADA STOCKS-TSX set to open higher, econ data awaited

Wed Jul 30, 2014 7:23am EDT
 
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July 30 (Reuters) - Canadian stocks looked set to open higher on Wednesday, with September futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> up 0.18 percent at 0715 ET.

June data for producer prices and raw materials prices are due at 0830 ET.

The index ended little changed on Tuesday as concerns about geopolitical tensions helped offset gains in Talisman Energy Inc and WestJet Airlines Ltd after the companies reported results.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.23 percent at 0715 ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.24 percent. Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.34 percent. (Morning News Call newsletter link.reuters.com/nex49s; The Day Ahead newsletter link.reuters.com/mex49s)

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