CANADA STOCKS-TSX set to open higher

Tue Feb 10, 2015 7:20am EST
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Feb 10 (Reuters) - Canadian stocks were set to open higher on Tuesday as March futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.65 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

No major economic events are scheduled on Tuesday.

Canada's main stock index was little changed on Monday as a gain in energy shares on climbing oil prices helped offset weak economic data from China.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.69 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET on Tuesday, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.72 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.79 percent. (Morning News Call newsletter; The Day Ahead newsletter


Canada's Talisman Energy Inc , which in December agreed to be bought by Spanish peer Repsol, reported a bigger quarterly loss after it wrote down the value of some assets by about $1.37 billion amid a steep fall in crude prices.

Canada's Uni-Select Inc said it would sell its U.S. auto parts distribution business to activist investor Carl Icahn's investment company Icahn Enterprises LP for about $340 million.

Greece's new leftwing government will legally oppose Eldorado Gold Corp's gold mine in northern Greece, its energy minister said on Tuesday, promising to protect workers at the mine.