CANADA STOCKS--TSX futures indicate higher start

Tue Feb 3, 2015 7:22am EST
 
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Feb 3 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Tuesday as oil prices continued their upward trend after gaining more than 11 percent in the prior two sessions.

March futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.92 percent at 7.15 a.m. ET.

Producer prices data for December is due at 8.30 a.m. ET

Canada's main stock index ended about 1.6 percent higher on Monday as oil prices jumped on hopes that they might be nearing a bottom, sending shares of energy producers sharply higher.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.2 percent at 7.15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.34 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.11 percent. (Morning News Call newsletter link.reuters.com/nex49s; The Day Ahead newsletter link.reuters.com/mex49s)

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