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Euro falls vs dlr, yen as Fitch downgrades Ireland

LONDON, Oct 6 (Reuters) - The euro fell to a session low versus the dollar and the yen on Wednesday after Fitch downgraded Ireland to A+ from AA-. [ID:nWLA4711]

The euro shed around 30 pips versus the dollar EUR=, falling to $1.3800 before recovering to trade at $1.3820. Versus the yen EURJPY=R, the euro fell around 20 pips to 114.73 before steadying at 114.80.

The euro earlier hit an eight-month high at $1.3880 as the dollar suffered broad losses on expectations of further quantitative easing from the Federal Reserve.

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