TSX futures little changed ahead of employment data

FILE PHOTO: Businessmen pass the Toronto Stock Exchange sing in Toronto, Ontario, Canada July 6, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Helgren/File Photo

(Reuters) – Stock futures for Canada’s main stock index were flat on Friday, ahead of keenly awaited employment reports from the United States and Canada.

June futures on the S&P/TSX index were up 0.05 percent at 7:00 a.m. ET.

Statistics Canada is scheduled to report jobs data at 8:30 a.m. ET.

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX rose 31.75 points, or 0.20 percent, to 16,311.61 on Thursday.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.11 percent at 7:00 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.13 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.19 percent.

Reporting by Nayyar Rasheed in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila

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