Aug 21 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index futures were little changed on Monday as oil prices steadied after big gains in the previous session.
September futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.02 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.
Wholesale trade data is due at 8:30 a.m. ET.
Canada’s main stock index fell on Friday, led lower by bank and gold mining shares, as concerns about the impact of a stronger Canadian dollar and higher inflation on the economy clouded sentiment.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.02 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.03 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.05 percent.
The United States, Canada and Mexico wrapped up their first round of talks on Sunday to revamp the NAFTA trade pact, vowing to keep up a blistering pace of negotiations that some involved in the process said may be too fast to bridge deep differences.
ANALYST RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS
Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd: Canaccord Genuity cuts target price to C$1.5 from C$1.75
Seven Generations Energy Ltd: BMO cuts price target to C$27 from C$34
COMMODITIES AT 7:15 a.m. ET
Gold futures: $1287.6; +0.15 percent
US crude: $48.65; +0.29 percent
Brent crude: $52.67; -0.09 percent
LME 3-month copper: $6551.5; +1.01 percent
U.S. ECONOMIC DATA DUE ON MONDAY
0830 National Activity Index for July: Prior 0.13
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