CANADA STOCKS-Futures point to higher opening for TSX
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Feb 12 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Thursday, tracking gains in global markets.
March futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.43 percent at 8:45 a.m. ET.
New home prices in Canada rose 0.1 percent for the fourth consecutive month in December, as gains in Ontario and Alberta offset losses in Quebec, Statistics Canada said on Thursday.
Canada's main stock index ended higher on Wednesday as gains in the energy and financial sectors helped offset uncertainty surrounding discussions on a Greek debt deal.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.40 percent at 8:45 a.m. ET on Thursday, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.45 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.57 percent. (Morning News Call newsletter link.reuters.com/nex49s; The Day Ahead newsletter link.reuters.com/mex49s)
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