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April 16 (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

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.

TOP STORIES TOP/CAN

Australia'sHealthscope cut its fiscal 2019 hospital operating earnings guidance and set May 22 as the date for shareholders to vote on the takeover bid from Canadian investment firm Brookfield .

ANALYST RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS RCH/CA

CGI Inc : RBC raises price target to C$100 from C$95

NFI Group Inc : CIBC cuts price target to C$44 from C$45

Yamana Gold Inc : Eight Capital cuts target price to C$4.50 from C$4.75

COMMODITIES AT 7:00 a.m. ET COM/WRAP

Gold futures : $1283.8; -0.36 percent GOL/

US crude : $63.42; +0.03 percent O/R

Brent crude : $71.12; -0.08 percent O/R

U.S. ECONOMIC DATA DUE ON TUESDAY

0915 Industrial production mm for Mar: Expected 0.2 pct; Prior 0.1 pct

0915 Capacity utilization SA for Mar: Expected 79.1 pct; Prior 78.2 pct

0915 Manufacturing output mm for Mar: Expected 0.1 pct; Prior -0.4 pct

0915 (approx.) Industrial production YoY for Mar: Prior 3.54 pct

1000 NAHB Housing Market Index for Apr: Expected 63; Prior 62

($1= C$1.33)






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