TORONTO — The futures market pointed to a negative open for U.S. stock markets as the loonie moved higher.
The loonie was up 0.12 of a cent at 79.37 cents US.
The move came as the June contract for benchmark North American crude oil fell 22 cents to US$45.11.
Elsewhere on the commodity markets, the June gold contract gained US$6.60 at US$1,257.00 per troy ounce, while the June contract for natural gas fell 4.4 cents to US$2.109 per mmBtu.
Investors will be watching shares of Bombardier (TSX:BBD.B) after the company announced Delta Air Lines has placed a big order of CSeries jets worth at least US$5.6 billion, based on list prices.
Delta has placed a firm order for 75 CS100 aircraft with options for an additional 50 CS100 aircraft in what would be the largest order for the CSeries jets.
The Canadian Press