TSX futures gain on rising gold prices

FILE PHOTO: Businessmen pass the Toronto Stock Exchange sing in Toronto, Ontario, Canada July 6, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

(Reuters) - Stock futures for Canada’s main index gained on Thursday, supported by higher gold prices.

March futures on the S&P/TSX index were up 1.2 percent at 7:20 a.m. ET.

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX Composite index fell 60.5 points, or 0.43 percent, at 13,874.94 on Monday. The bourse will resume trading today, after holiday for the last two days.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 1.7 percent at 7:29 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 1.6 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 1.6 percent.

Reporting by Sourav Bose in Bengaluru; Editing by James Emmanuel