Bombardier, Sirius in focus
Canadian stocks were set to open higher on Tuesday
The S&P/TSX composite index gained 45.73 points to end Monday at 15,171.23, with Tuesday futures 0.1% higher.
The Canadian dollar fell
British carrier Flybe said it had signed a services agreement with Bombardier Inc, making the Canadian planemaker's Q400 the "aircraft of choice" for Flybe's
Canadian resale home prices rose sharply in June, but the pace of 12-month price inflation slowed, the Teranet-National Bank Composite House Price Index showed on Monday.
Canaccord Genuity raised the rating on
Ahead of the opening bell, futures for the Dow Jones Industrials moved 31 points, or 0.2%, higher to 17,009. Futures for the S&P 500 nicked up 1.5 points, or 0.1%, to 1,972.50, and futures for the NASDAQ gained 7.25 points, or 0.2%, to 3,926.50
Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase post quarterly earnings before the opening bell, a day after Citigroup reported earnings that beat expectations and announced a
Johnson & Johnson will also report before the opening bell. Intel and Yahoo earnings are due after the close.
Shares in Boeing were up nearly 1% pre-market as the plane maker and its main rival Airbus woo customers at the aviation industry's biggest annual gathering. Valero shares were down nearly 3% after the oil refiner told investors that quarterly earnings would come in below market expectations.
European markets were slipping lower, after
Oil prices dipped
Gold prices jumped
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