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US senators hint at possible fiscal deal on Tuesday

The plan under discussion would promptly end a partial government shutdown about to enter its third week.

Obama, Republicans fail to agree on debt ceiling

Republicans in the meeting offered to extend the government`s borrowing authority for several weeks.

US shutdown to hit exports; pharma, IT see no immediate impact

Indian exports face additional costs due to delays at ports and airports in the US in the wake of government shutdown, but sectors like IT and pharma are likely to remain unscathed as their business is not directly linked to federal spending.

US stocks rise despite government shutdown

US stocks on Tuesday moved higher in early trade despite the uncertainty generated by the US government's first shutdown in 17 years.

US government shutdown: How it will affect

Up to 1 million US federal workers could face furloughs without pay beginning on Oct 1. The last government shutdown ran from December 16, 1995, to January 6, 1996, putting about 800,000 federal workers on furlough.