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It looks like the Australian share market will have a pretty lifeless start to the trading day, with SPI futures up by just 0.1%.
It comes after a mixed performance on Wall Street, as investors tried to avoid big bets ahead of crucial talks between top US politicians.
US President Joe Biden and top congressional Republican Kevin McCarthy are set to meet today to discuss raising the federal debt ceiling — just 10 days before the United States could face an unprecedented default.