US STOCKS-Futures up after Clinton seen winner in first debate
* Futures up: Dow 45 pts, S&P 6.25 pts, Nasdaq 13.5 pts
By Yashaswini Swamynathan
U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher on Tuesday after investors awarded the first presidential debate to Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump.
* The markets appear to see Clinton as the candidate of the status quo, while few are sure what a Trump presidency might mean for U.S. foreign policy, international trade deals or the domestic economy.
* Snap polls after Monday's debate suggested Clinton had bolstered her chances. Markets across the globe swung higher on Tuesday.
* Oil prices fell about 1.4... read more
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