June 12 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada’s main stock index on Monday as global markets faced a slow start to the week.
Technology stocks fell across Europe and Asia after the worst day for Apple shares in more than a year, while the euro and bonds rallied after a bumper weekend for pro-EU and pro-business politics in France and Italy.
June futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.12 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.
Canada’s benchmark stock index rose on Friday, led by financial and energy shares as oil prices gained and a stronger-than-expected domestic jobs report added to the case for interest rate hikes from the Bank of Canada.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.18 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET. sS&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.26 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.87 percent.
ANALYST RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS
Hudbay Minerals Inc: TD Securities raises to “action list buy” from “buy”
Russel Metals Inc: TD Securities raises to “buy” from “hold”
Hudson’s Bay Co: CIBC cuts target price to C$10.5 from C$13
COMMODITIES AT 7:15 a.m. ET
Gold futures: $1,268.8; -0.06 pct
US crude: $46.48; +1.42 pct
Brent crude: $48.91; +1.56 pct
LME 3-month copper: $5,796; -0.14 pct
U.S. ECONOMIC DATA DUE ON MONDAY
1400: Federal budget for May: Prior $182.0 bln
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