CANADA STOCKS-Futures up as oil rises further above $50
June 22 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Wednesday as oil rose further above $50 a barrel after an industry report showed a large drop in U.S. crude inventories.
September futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.20 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.
Retail sales data is due at 8:30 a.m. ET.
Canada's main stocks edged lower on Tuesday as losses for gold ahead of a vote by Britain on its European Union membership weighed on mining stocks, offsetting gains for financial and energy stocks.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.16 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.16 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.23 percent.
Encana Corp said on Tuesday it reached an agreement to sell its Gordondale oil and gas assets in northwestern Alberta to Birchcliff Energy Ltd for C$625 million Continued...