US STOCKS-Futures up after Clinton seen winner in first debate

martes 27 de septiembre de 2016 07:33 GYT

* Futures up: Dow 45 pts, S&P 6.25 pts, Nasdaq 13.5 pts

By Yashaswini Swamynathan

Sept 27 (Reuters) - 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 percent on Tuesday as hopes for a deal to cut output faded at a producer meeting in Algeria.

* Wall Street closed lower in volatile trading on Monday after Deutsche Bank weighed on financials.

* The German lender's U.S. stock continued to slide in premarket trading on Tuesday.

* Investors will be following a speech by Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer for hints on the timing of the next interest rate hike.   Continuación...