CANADA STOCKS-Futures rise on higher commodity prices

Tue Oct 18, 2016 7:34am EDT
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Oct 18 (Reuters) - Canada stock futures were higher on Tuesday as a weak U.S. dollar propped up metal and oil prices.

December futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.32 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

Manufacturing sales data is due at 8:30 a.m. ET.

Canada's main stock index edged higher on Monday, led by gains for the materials group as gold rose, while lower oil prices weighed on the shares of energy companies.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.43 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.53 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.6 percent.

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