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