CANADA STOCKS-TSX set to open slightly higher, tracking U.S. markets

Tue Apr 14, 2015 7:39am EDT
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April 14 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a near flat to slightly higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Tuesday, tracking U.S. markets.

June futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.1 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

No major economic events are scheduled.

Canada's main stock index slipped into the red on Monday, ending a seven-day winning streak as rival miners Alamos Gold Inc and AuRico Gold Inc won no love from a merger and investors also took a step back from a range of industrial and energy names.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.02 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.1 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.02 percent. (Morning News Call newsletter; The Day Ahead newsletter


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