Canadian dollar weakens to session low after housing data

Fri Feb 8, 2013 8:28am EST
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TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar weakened to a session low on Friday following the release of domestic housing starts data that was much weaker than expected.

The Canadian dollar weakened to C$1.0008 against the U.S. dollar, or $0.9992. It had ended the North American session Thursday at C$0.9980 against the greenback, or $1.0020.

(Reporting by Jeffrey Hodgson Editing by W Simon)