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European markets look set to open higher Friday as U.S. debt ceiling talks boost investor sentiment. Traders will also be keeping an eye on the Group of Seven summit in Hiroshima, which starts Friday, where world leaders are expected to discuss international trade and security. China and Russia relations and sanctions are on the agenda for discussions between Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and United States. Over in Asia, the Japanese market continued its winning streak, with stocks surging to their highest level since 1990 and most other Asia-Pacific markets also seeing an uptick. U.S. futures were...