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Crude prices spiked and the dollar traded weaker in Asian trade on Friday as the U.S. fired dozens of crude missiles into Syria in response to a chemical gas attack.
The dollar eased against the yen after U.S. launched missile strikes at an airbase in Homs, Syria on Thursday.
Asian markets mostly fell, tracking losses on Wall Street and ahead of a highly-anticipated summit between the leaders of China and the U.S.
Asian shares were mostly positive on Wednesday, as traders eyed a meeting between U.S. and China leaders.
Asian shares were higher on Monday, as traders eye news ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the U.S.
Asia traded mixed on Friday after Trump's tweets about his meeting with China's Xi Jinping next week.
Asian shares fell on Thursday, amid growing uncertainty over the U.K.'s exit from the European Union.