April 20, 2020 / 11:45 AM / a month ago

TSX futures track fall in oil prices

FILE PHOTO: The Art Deco facade of the original Toronto Stock Exchange building is seen on Bay Street in Toronto, Ontario, Canada January 23, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

(Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index futures fell on Monday as oil prices dropped, with U.S. crude futures hitting their lowest level since 1999 on concerns that the country’s crude storage will soon be full.

June futures on the S&P/TSX index SXFc1 were down 1.72% at 7:00 a.m. ET.

Wholesale trade data for February is due at 8:30 a.m. ET.

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE ended 3.31% higher at 14,359.88 on Friday.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures 1YMc1 were down 1.6% at 7:00 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures ESc1 were down 1.59% and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures NQc1 were down 0.91%.

Reporting by Samrhitha Arunasalam in Bengaluru; Editing by Vinay Dwivedi

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