CANADA STOCKS--TSX futures point higher ahead of inflation data

Thu Feb 26, 2015 7:40am EST
 
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Feb 26 (Reuters) - Futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Thursday ahead of the country's inflation data.

March futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.29 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

CPI inflation data for January is due at 08:30 a.m. ET .

Canada's main stock index gained on Wednesday as Hudson's Bay Co surged on a plan to carve out its real estate assets and banking stocks rose after Royal Bank of Canada and National Bank of Canada posted solid earnings.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.12 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.18 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.21 percent.

(Morning News Call newsletter link.reuters.com/nex49s; The Day Ahead newsletter link.reuters.com/mex49s)

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