Stock Futures slip as stronger dollar hurts gold, oil

June 12, 2015

Ottawa-Canada (Jun 12)  Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Friday as a stronger dollar weighed on gold and oil prices.


June futures on the S&P TSX index SXFc1 were down 0.31 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.


No major economic events are scheduled for the day.


Canada's main stock index fell on Thursday as energy and mining stocks were tripped up by softer commodity prices, with see-sawing action likely to persist as investors fret about Greek debt talks and possible U.S. interest rate hikes.


Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures 1YMc1 were down 0.16 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures ESc1 were down 0.18 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures NQc1 were down 0.26 percent.

Source: Reuters

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