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CANADA STOCKS-TSX may open lower as Ukraine conflict, China data weigh
April 15, 2014 / 11:30 AM / 4 years ago

CANADA STOCKS-TSX may open lower as Ukraine conflict, China data weigh

April 15 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Tuesday as tension between Russia and Ukraine and signs of slowing growth in China weighed on investors.

June futures on the S&P TSX index <0#SXF:> were down 0.05 percent at 0715 ET.

Manufacturing Sales data is due at 0830 ET.

The index rebounded from last week’s weakness and advanced on Monday as oil and gold prices rose on concerns about instability in Ukraine, while data showed a rebound U.S. retail sales in March.

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were down 0.10 percent, S&P 500 futures were up 0.09 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.04 percent at 0715 ET.

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Canada’s tax-collection agency said on Monday that the private information of about 900 people had been compromised as hackers exploited the “Heartbleed” bug, and security experts warned that more attacks will likely follow.

Greece’s bank bailout fund has received bids from anchor investors, including Canada’s Fairfax and York Capital, for a big chunk of Eurobank’s 2.86 billion euro ($3.95 billion)share offering, two senior banking sources close to the talks said.

Canadian private equity firm Onex Corp and entertainment company Cineplex Inc have together emerged as the leading contender to buy restaurant and arcade chain Dave & Buster’s Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.


Gold futures : $1,304.4; -1.72 pct

US crude : $103.08; -0.93 pct

Brent crude : $108.37; -0.64 pct

LME 3-month copper : $6,649.50; -0.26 pct


Kirkland Lake : CIBC cuts to sector underperformer rating

Transforce : Canaccord Genuity starts with target price of C$29

Tahoe Resources : Raymond James raises to outperform from market perform


0830 CPI mm, SA Mar: Expected +0.1 pct prior +0.1 pct

0830 CPI yy, NSA Mar: Expected +1.4 pct prior +1.1 pct

0830 Core CPI mm, SA Mar: Expected +0.1 pct prior +0.1 pct

0830 Core CPI yy, NSA Mar: Expected +1.6 pct prior +1.6 pct

0830 CPI Index, NSA Mar: Expected 236.06 prior 234.78

0830 Core CPI Index, SA Mar: Prior 236.12

0830 NY Fed Manufacturing Apr: Expected +8.00 prior +5.61

0855 Redbook mm: Prior -0.5 pct

0855 Redbook yy: Prior +2.9 pct

0900 Net L-T Flows,Exswaps Feb: Prior +7.3 bln

0900 Foreign Buying, T-Bonds Feb: Prior -0.6 bln

0900 Overall Net Capital Flow Feb: Prior +83.0 bln

0900 Net L-T Flows,Incl Swaps Feb: Prior -2.5 bln

1000 NAHB Housing Market Index Apr: Expected +50 prior +47

1130 Cleveland Fed CPI Mar: Prior +0.2 pct


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