CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures flat as markets await Fed

Tue Sep 15, 2015 7:44am EDT
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Sept 15 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a flat opening for Canada's main stock index on Tuesday as investors treaded cautiously ahead of this week's Federal Reserve meeting.

September futures on the S&P TSX index were flat at 7:45 a.m. ET.

No major economic data is due for the day.

Canada's main stock index fell on Monday as oil prices fell and more weak data from China added to concerns that growth in the world's second largest economy was slowing.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.03 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.05 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.01 percent. (Morning News Call newsletter; The Day Ahead newsletter


Voters are drifting away from Canada's ruling Conservatives in Ontario, the province that holds the key to the Oct. 19 general election, and if the trend continues it will cost Prime Minister Stephen Harper his 10-year grip on power.

COMMODITIES AT 7:15 a.m. ET   Continued...