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Session Recap: USD consolidates gains ahead weekly close

Following the 7-month uptrend line support break at 1.3245, the EUR/USD fell to 1.3145, lowest since January 10th where the pair has used as current bottom. After that, the pair afford new bearish pressures on European mixed news and it has been trading in consolidation phase around 1.3180. However, the pair is trading 0.1% lower on the day.

GBP/USD recovered ground from Thursday lows at 1.5130 and currently is trading at 1.5245 after capping bullish attempt at 1.5315. The CAD is the worst performed as the USD/CAD as topped 8-month highs at 1.0255 on weak economic data. Nevertheless, the pair was rejected at this level and right now is pricing at 1.0215 in its wat to test the 1.0200 frontier.

Nothing to say about the USD/JPY that is trading in consolidating pattern between 93.20 and 93.50.

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