CANADA STOCKS-Futures trend lower as oil prices ease
July 19 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a modestly lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Tuesday as oil prices eased after rising stockpiles of crude and refined fuel intensified fears of another major supply glut.
September futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.08 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.
Canada's main stock index rose on Monday, led by consumer and railway stocks, as investor attention returned to corporate earnings after a failed military coup in Turkey late last week.
No major Canadian economic releases are scheduled for the day.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.04 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.24 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.25 percent.
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