CANADA STOCKS-Futures trade lower on global growth concerns

Tue Jul 5, 2016 7:32am EDT
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July 5 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Tuesday as concerns about a potential slowdown in economic growth weighed on investor sentiment.

September futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.12 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index, powered by mining stocks, rallied to a nearly four-week high on Monday, as gold and silver climbed, while financial and energy stocks also advanced.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.39 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET on Tuesday, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.42 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.45 percent.

No major Canadian economic releases are scheduled for the day.

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