CANADA STOCKS--Futures point to lower start for TSX

Thu Apr 9, 2015 7:38am EDT
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April 9 (Reuters) - - Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Thursday.

June futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.02 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

Data on building permits and new housing price Index for February is due at 8:30 a.m. ET

Canada's main stock index barely managed to extend its rally to five sessions on Wednesday as energy stocks tumbled in line with a pullback in oil prices, although much of the index outside resources recorded gains.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.08 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.14 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.15 percent. (Morning News Call newsletter; The Day Ahead newsletter


Canadian planemaker Bombardier expects its long-delayed CSeries passenger jet to receive certification in 2015, enabling the aircraft to start operating soon afterwards, a company executive said on Thursday.

Canadian insurer Manulife Financial Corp is paying $1.2 billion to Singapore's DBS Group Holdings Ltd for a 15-year partnership that will allow the insurer to sell products through the lender's Asian branch network.

Yamana Gold Inc plans to make its Brio Gold unit a publicly listed company in the third quarter to realize the unit's "considerable value," the Canadian gold producer said on Wednesday.   Continued...