Stock futures rise day after Trump wins U.S. election

Investors are seeing Trump's policies such as tax cuts, deregulation of banks and higher defense and infrastructure spending as being more business-friendly. "President Trump's acceptance speech has soothed many nerves and the hope is that we will see a more calm and sensible version of Trump," said Naeem Aslam, chief market analyst at Think Markets UK Ltd. Wall Street and stock markets across the globe staged an abrupt recovery on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average flirting with a record intraday high.

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