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Session Recap: USD gains with Syria in Focus

FXstreet.com (Córdoba) – Risk aversion has been the theme of the day as escalating tensions in Syria keep investors cautious. News reports suggest that western countries are indeed moving closer to a military strike against Syria.

Safe-haven currencies such as the USD and the JPY are the best performers given continued uncertainty. While the EUR/USD fell to daily lows at the 1.3330 zone, GBP/USD extended losses to fresh 2-week lows at the 1.5450 zone ahead of BoE Carney speech before the congress.

Meanwhile, USD/JPY trades slightly higher around 97.40, the AUD and the CAD are trading on the back foot.

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