(Reuters) - Futures linked to Canadian stocks rose on Monday, lifted by inclines in oil and gold prices, while investors awaited key inflation data in the U.S. and at home, alongside the U.S. Federal Reserve officials' comments throughout the week.

September futures on the S&P/TSX index were up 0.3% at 6:37 a.m. ET (1037 GMT).

Energy shares were poised for a rebound after oil, firmed as traders weighed support from expected summer demand and geopolitical tensions against a stronger dollar. [O/R]

Mining stocks will also be in the limelight as gold edged higher after Treasury yields fell, pushing investors towards the safe-haven asset. [GOL/]

The resource-heavy Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index slipped 0.1% on Friday, posting its fifth straight weekly decline on weakness in resources shares.

Investors will be watching out for domestic consumer price index (CPI) numbers expected on Tuesday, which could provide further assurance to the Bank of Canada's (BoC) policymakers to reduce borrowing costs.

Traders are pricing in a 71.4% chance of another cut by the central bank at its next meeting scheduled on July 24, after it commenced its trimming cycle earlier this month. [0#BOCWATCH]

BoC Governor Tiff Macklem is also expected to speak at the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce today at 01:45 p.m. ET.

In the U.S., focus is now on the personal consumption expenditure data alongside comments from Fed officials throughout the week, after weaker economic data last week revived some hopes of a September cut.

In corporate news, Australian miner Paladin Energy said it had entered into an agreement to buy Canada's Fission Uranium Corp for $833 million.


Gold: $2327.39; +0.2% [GOL/]

US crude: $80.90; +0.4% [O/R]

Brent crude: $85.43; +0.4% [O/R]


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(Reporting by Nikhil Sharma; Editing by Vijay Kishore)