December 31, 2019 / 12:45 PM / a month ago

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures slightly down ahead of New Year holiday

Dec 31 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index futures edged lower on Tuesday as investors remained on the sidelines ahead of the New Year holiday.

March futures on the S&P/TSX index were down 0.17% at 7:00 a.m. ET.

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s TSX closed down 0.41% to 17,098.56 on Monday.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.09% at 7:10 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.05% and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.11%.

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French aeronautics group Latecoere has agreed to buy Bombardier’s electrical wiring interconnection system business based in the Mexican state of Querétaro for around $50 million, the companies said.

COMMODITIES AT 7:10 a.m. ET

Gold futures: $1526.1; rose 0.49%

US crude: $61.48; fell 0.32%

Brent crude: $66.46; fell 0.31%

U.S. ECONOMIC DATA DUE ON TUESDAY

0900 (approx) Monthly home price mm for Oct: Prior 0.6%

0900 (approx) Monthly home price yy for Oct: Prior 5.1%

0900 (approx) Monthly Home Price Index for Oct: Prior 279.2

0900 CaseShiller 20 mm SA for Oct: Expected 0.4%; Prior 0.4%

0900 CaseShiller 20 mm NSA for Oct: Prior 0.1%

0900 CaseShiller 20 yy for Oct: Expected 2.2; Prior 2.1

1000 Consumer Confidence for Dec: Expected 128.2; Prior 125.5

FOR CANADIAN MARKETS NEWS, CLICK ON CODES:

TSX market report

Canadian dollar and bonds report

Reuters global stocks poll for Canada

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$1= C$1.32 Reporting by Pooja Kesavan in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel

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