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Markets edgy as US debt ceiling talks near crunch time
S&P 500 futures down 0.1%, Japan's Nikkei flat

Artificial intelligence gives real boost to U.S. stock market
The S&P 500's 9% rally this year has been driven by a handful of the index's biggest stocks

Gold inches higher on US debt ceiling talks, banking sector uncertainty
Spot gold was up 0.2% at $1,979.79 per ounce

Oil slips as U.S. debt caution offset supply concerns
Brent crude futures fell 48 cents, or 0.6%, to $75.10 a barrel

Dollar on defensive after dovish Powell, debt ceiling setback
The greenback slipped 0.15% to 137.715 yen at the start of the week

NFTs belonging to bankrupt crypto firm fetch nearly $2.5mln at auction
Three Arrows Capital purchased it for 135 ether in 2021, equal to about $341,786 at the time, according to DappRadar

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