CANADA STOCKS-Futures indicate lower start ahead of GDP data

Fri Jan 30, 2015 7:32am EST
 
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Jan 30 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a lower start for Canada's main stock index on Friday ahead of the release of data on the country's economic growth in November.

Canada's gross domestic product is expected to have remained flat in the month from October, according to a Thomson Reuters poll.

The data is due 8.30 a.m. ET.

March futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.48 percent at 7.15 a.m. ET.

Canada's main stock index was little changed in choppy trading on Thursday after a decline in energy shares was offset by gains in financials and most other major sectors.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.73 percent at 7.15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.66 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.30 percent. (Morning News Call newsletter link.reuters.com/nex49s; The Day Ahead newsletter link.reuters.com/mex49s)

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