CANADA STOCKS-Futures rise as oil recovers, jobs data awaited

Fri Jul 8, 2016 7:32am EDT
 
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July 8 (Reuters) - Stock futures indicated a higher start for Canada's main stock index on Friday as oil prices bounced back from two-month lows hit in the previous session and investors awaited jobs data.

Canada's monthly employment data is due at 8:30 a.m. ET.

Canada is estimated to have added 5,000 jobs in June, compared with 13,800 in May, and unemployment rate is expected to have risen to 7.0 percent from 6.9 percent.

September futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.38 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index fell on Thursday as gold miners retreated following their sharp rally since Britain's vote to leave the European Union and as a reversal in oil prices weighed on energy companies.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.20 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.25 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.17 percent.

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