Futures rise tracking global markets

FILE PHOTO: A sign board displaying Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) stock information is seen in Toronto June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

(Reuters) – Futures for Canada’s main stock index inched higher on Tuesday, after stock markets around the world gained on reduced volatility.

June futures on the S&P/TSX index were up 0.22 percent at 7:00 a.m. ET.

Canada’s manufacturing sales data for February is due at 8:30 a.m. ET

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX rose 34.93 points, or 0.21 percent, to 16,515.46 on Monday.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.51 percent at 7:00 a.m. ET, S&P 500 e-mini futures 0.34 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures 0.42 percent.

Reporting by Pathikrit Bandyopadhyay in Bengaluru

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