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Jul 22, 2021 (Baystreet.ca via COMTEX) -- Futures for stocks in Canada's largest market tracked crude oil prices higher on Thursday, although the gains were capped by weakness in bullion prices and risks from surging COVID-19 cases around the world.

The TSX Composite index climbed 167.34 points to close Wednesday at 20,110.05.

The Canadian dollar eked higher 0.10 cents to 78.64 cents U.S.

September futures improved 0.3% Thursday.

National Bank of Canada raised the target price on CGI to $135.00 from $120.00

CIBC raised the target price on Premium Brands Holdings to $127.00 from $120.00

JP Morgan raised the target price on Rogers Communications to $78.00 from $72.00

Washington extended the closure of land borders with Canada and Mexico to non-essential travel such as tourism through Aug. 21 even as officials debate whether to require visitors to have received a COVID-19 vaccine.


The TSX Venture Exchange rocketed 18.66 points, or 2.1%, Wednesday to 908.52


U.S. stock index futures were higher on Thursday as stable bond yields continued to give the green light to investors to buy stocks following Monday's market rout.

Futures for the Dow Jones Industrials added 37 points, or 0.1%, to 34,355.25. The Dow is now up 0.3% on the week and sits less than 1% from a record high.

Futures for the S&P 500 gained 5.25 points, or 0.1%, to 4,355.75.

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