December 28, 2016 / 12:30 PM / 7 months ago

CANADA STOCKS-Futures rise following long Christmas break

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Dec 28 (Reuters) - Canadian stock futures were higher on Wednesday as markets ready for reopening after a long Christmas break.

March futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.39 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.

No economic data is scheduled for release.

Canada's main stock index slipped on Friday, ending a six-day rising streak as losses among energy and financial stocks outweighed gains for gold miners.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were up 0.15 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.2 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were up 0.26 percent.

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Gold futures : $1,138.0; +0.05 pct

US crude : $54.05; +0.26 pct

Brent crude : $56.31; +0.39 pct

LME 3-month copper : $5,498.00; +0.53 pct

u.s. Economic Data Due on Wednesday

0855 Redbook

1000 Pending Home Sales Index for Nov: Prior 110.0

1000 Pending home sales change mm for Nov: Expected 0.5 pct; Prior 0.1 pct

1030 Dallas Fed services revenue for Dec: Prior 13.7

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Canadian markets directory ($1= C$1.36) (Reporting by Nivedita Balu in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)

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