Aug 21 (Reuters) - Futures for Canada’s main stock index were flat on Tuesday as investors awaited trade talks between the United States and China due to start later this week.
Speculation that lower-level trade talks between the two countries might help ease trade tensions has shored up the broader equity markets over the past few sessions.
September futures on the S&P/TSX index were up 0.02 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.
The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX closed up on Monday.
Wholesale trade data for June is due at 08:30 a.m. ET.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.19 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.17 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.22 percent.
ANALYST RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS
Agellan Commercial Real Investment Trust: BMO raises price target to C$14.75 from C$13.25
CAPREIT: BMO raises price target to C$50 from C$44
Tahoe Resources Inc: TD Securities cuts price target to C$6 from C$6.50
COMMODITIES AT 7:15 a.m. ET
Gold futures: $1200; +0.45 percent
US crude: $66.99; +0.84 percent
Brent crude: $72.43; +0.3 percent
LME 3-month copper: $6051; +0.99 percent
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