CANADA STOCKS-TSX set to open higher ahead of employment data

Fri Feb 6, 2015 7:22am EST
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Feb 6 (Reuters) - Futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Friday ahead of employment data.

March futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.17 percent at 7.15 a.m. ET.

Building permits and employment data is due at 8.30 a.m. ET

Canada's main stock index gained on Thursday as a 4-percent jump in crude oil prices helped energy stocks, while banks also contributed to a more positive tone.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.13 percent at 7.15 a.m. ET on Friday, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.12 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.11 percent.

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