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TSX futures inch higher as gold prices rise

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May 27 (Reuters) - Stock futures for Canada's main stock index inched higher on Monday, as gold hit a more than one-week peak on concerns over the U.S.-China trade dispute.

Spot gold was last up 0.13% at $1,286.30 per ounce by 7:00 a.m. ET. The metal touched $1,287.32 earlier in the session, its highest since May 17.

June futures on the S&P/TSX index were up 0.13% at 7:00 a.m. ET.

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX rose 65.43 points, or 0.40%, to 16,230.04 on Friday.

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