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Futures little changed as investors await big bank earnings

TORONTO: Canadian stock futures were little changed on Friday as investors awaited second-quarter results from major U.S. banks.
September futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.02 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET.
Canada's benchmark stock index was near flat on Thursday for a second straight session, as gains by Manulife Financial Corp offset losses for interest-rate-sensitive shares a day after the Bank of Canada raised rates.
Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down at 0.01 percent at 7:15 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.03 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.01 percent.
A senior investment advisor at Toronto-Dominion Bank left the company after an internal investigation found that he had placed Blackbird Energy Inc shares with clients not suited to investing in high-risk stocks, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.