Aug 14 (Reuters) - Futures for Canada’s main stock index were down on Wednesday, as oil prices dropped on concerns over weaker economic data from Europe and China.
September futures on the S&P/TSX index were down 0.49% at 7:15 a.m. ET.
TR IPSOS primary consumer sentiment index data is due at 11:00 a.m. ET
The Toronto Stock Exchange S&P/TSX composite index closed up 113.07 points, or 0.70%, at 16,350.84 on Tuesday.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.92% at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.89% and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.96%.
Canada Goose Holdings Inc’s, first-quarter revenue beat analysts’ estimates, as the company sold more expensive jackets and parkas to department stores and opened several retail outlets.
Air Canada said it will launch a direct Seattle-Montreal service next spring with its new A220-300 jets, as the carrier eyes new routes to grow its share of lucrative international transit traffic to and from the United States.
Australia’s Aveo Group said it had signed a deal with units of Brookfield Asset Management under which the Canadian firm will buy the Australian retirement home operator for A$1.27 billion.
ANALYST RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS
Absolute Software Corp: Canaccord Genuity raises rating to buy from hold
Centerra Gold: National Bank of Canada raises rating to outperform from sector perform
Franco-Nevada Corp: JP Morgan raises target price to C$117 from C$110
COMMODITIES AT 7:15 a.m. ET
Gold futures: $1511.9; +0.51 percent
US crude: $55.95; -2.01 percent
Brent crude: $60.32; -1.6 percent
U.S. ECONOMIC DATA DUE ON WEDNESDAY
0830 Import prices mm for Jul: Expected 0.0%; Prior -0.9%
0830 Export prices mm for Jul: Expected 0.0%; Prior -0.7%
1100 TR IPSOS PCSI for Aug: Prior 62.48
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$1 = C$1.32 Siddharth Athreya V in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber
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