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CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures slip on lower crude prices

Jan 21 (Reuters) - Futures for Canada’s main stock index edged lower on Monday as oil prices dropped after data showed the Chinese economy slowed last year.

March futures on the S&P/TSX index were down 0.22 percent at 6:55 a.m. ET.

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX closed up 92.61 points, or 0.61 percent, at 15,303.83 on Friday.

ANALYST RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

CI Financial Corp: Barclays cuts target price to C$19 from C$21

Hudbay Minerals Inc: CIBC cuts rating to neutral from outperformer

Teck Resources Ltd: Barclays raises target price to C$42 from C$38

COMMODITIES AT 6:55 a.m. ET

Gold futures: $1277.8; -0.37 percent

US crude: $53.68; -0.22 percent

Brent crude: $62.54; -0.26 percent

FOR CANADIAN MARKETS NEWS, CLICK ON CODES:

TSX market report

Canadian dollar and bonds report

Reuters global stocks poll for Canada

Canadian markets directory ($1 = C$1.33) (Siddharth Athreya V in Bengaluru)

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