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Stock futures erase losses on report of likely U.S. tariff delay

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(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures moved sharply higher on Thursday after South China Morning Post reported that U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports due Dec. 15 could be delayed even if a trade deal was not signed by then.

At 8:12 a.m. ET, Dow e-minis 1YMcv1 were up 36 points, or 0.13%. S&P 500 e-minis EScv1 were up 4.5 points, or 0.14% and Nasdaq 100 e-minis NQcv1 were up 9.75 points, or 0.12%.

Reporting by Shreyashi Sanyal in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva

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