July 18 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index futures were modestly up on Monday as investor jitters calmed following a failed coup attempt in Turkey.
September futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.1 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.
Data on foreign investment in Canadian securities and Canadian investment in foreign securities due at 8:30 a.m. ET.
Canada’s main stock index slipped on Friday, as a range of miners, energy producers, telecom and consumer stocks weighed, offsetting gains for its heavyweight bank stocks.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.14 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.2 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.11 percent.
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd has quietly bought up about 12,000 natural gas wells across Alberta over the last two years, a Reuters analysis of regulatory data shows, becoming the country’s largest natural gas producer as rivals sold assets or held steady in a tough market.
Canada’s Enbridge and Australia’s Macquarie are vying for a 49.9 percent stake in EnBW’s 2 billion euro ($2.23 billion) offshore wind park project Hohe See, three people familiar with the deal told Reuters.
Canadian small business lending picked up slightly in May from April to halt a five-month slide, PayNet data showed on Monday, but appetite for loans remained subdued and a measure of delinquencies hit its highest since 2011.
COMMODITIES AT 7:15 a.m. ET
Gold futures : $1,327.50; +0.08 pct
US crude : $45.67; -0.61 pct
Brent crude : $47.30; -0.65 pct
LME 3-month copper : $4,875; -0.87 pct
ANALYST RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS
Keyera Corp : National Bank Financial raises target price to C$49 from C$48
Shaw Communications Inc : Canaccord Genuity cuts target price to C$24 from C$25; rating “hold”
Transcanada Corp : National Bank Financial raises target price to C$62 from C$57
U.S. ECONOMIC DATA DUE ON MONDAY
1000 NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index for Jul: Expected 60; Prior 60
1600 Net long-term capital inflows, exswaps for May: Prior -$79.6 bln
1600 Foreign buying, t-bonds for May: Prior -$74.6 bln
1600 Overall net capital flow for May: Prior $80.4 bln
1600 Net L-T flows, including swaps for May: Prior -$91.5 bln
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Canadian markets directory ($1= C$1.30) (Reporting by Nikhil Kumar in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)
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