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Futures for Canada's main stock index were little changed on Tuesday, as gains in gold prices were countered by lower oil.

Aug 13 (Reuters) - Futures for Canada's main stock index were little changed on Tuesday, as gains in gold prices were countered by lower oil.

September futures on the S&P/TSX index SXFc1 were up 0.04% at 7:15 a.m. ET.

The Toronto Stock Exchange S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE closed down 103.57 points, or 0.63%, at 16,237.77 on Monday.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures 1YMc1 were down 0.11% at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures ESc1 were down 0.09% and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures NQc1 were down 0.12%. .N

TOP STORIES TOP/CAN

Asset manager Brookfield Business Partners LP BBU_u.TO said it would buy 57% in Genworth Financial Inc's GNW.N Canadian mortgage insurance unit for about C$2.4 billion.

ANALYST RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS RCH/CA

Emera Inc EMA.TO: National Bank of Canada raises target price to C$54 from C$52

Laurentian Bank of Canada LB.TO: CIBC raises to neutral from underperformer

Roots Corp ROOT.TO: National Bank of Canada cuts rating to sector perform from outperform

COMMODITIES AT 7:15 a.m. ET COM/WRAP

Gold futures GCc2: $1526.4; +1.24 percent GOL/

US crude CLc1: $54.82; -0.2 percent O/R

Brent crude LCOc1: $58.5; -0.12 percent O/R

U.S. ECONOMIC DATA DUE ON TUESDAY

0830 Core CPI mm, SA for Jul: Expected 0.2%; Prior 0.3%

0830 Core CPI yy, NSA for Jul: Expected 2.1%; Prior 2.1%

0830 CPI Index, NSA for Jul: Expected 256.442; Prior 256.143

0830 Core CPI Index, SA for Jul: Prior 262.80

0830 CPI mm, SA for Jul: Expected 0.3%; Prior 0.1%

0830 CPI yy, NSA for Jul: Expected 1.7%; Prior 1.6%

0830 Real weekly earnings mm for Jul: Prior 0.2%

0830 CPI mm NSA for Jul: Prior 0.020%

0830 (approx.) CPI Index SA for Jul: Prior 255.300

1100 (approx.) Cleveland fed CPI for Jul: Prior 0.3%

FOR CANADIAN MARKETS NEWS, CLICK ON CODES:

TSX market report .TO

Canadian dollar and bonds report CAD/CA/

Reuters global stocks poll for Canada EQUITYPOLL1, EPOLL/CA

Canadian markets directory CANADA

($1 = C$1.32)

(Reporting by Siddharth Athreya V in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)

((Siddharth.AthreyaV@thomsonreuters.com))

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