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Asian Markets at Close Report | MarketWatch -October 4, 2012-.

By Sarah Turner and V. Phani Kumar , MarketWatch  HONG KONG (MarketWatch) — Most Asian markets pulled higher Thursday, with Japanese auto firms standing out as a weakened yen spurred the nation’s exporters, while regional energy shares were hit by a sharp fall in oil prices.  The broad advance came as U.S. stock index futures climbed after the first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican party challenger Mitt Romney. Take the poll on who won the debate.    Obama and Romney on plans to create jobs President Obama and Mitt Romney talk about the major differences between their individual plans for creating jobs.  G Markets strategist Cameron Peacock said U.S. futures edged higher during Asian trading hours, with Romney “surprisingly putting in a very strong performance.” “It seems the slightest improvement in Romney’s