CANADA FX DEBT-C$ sails to 3-month high on U.S. jobs data
* C$ ends at C$0.9936 vs US$, or US$1.0064
* Ends up 0.7 percent for the week
* Canada adds 2,300 jobs; jobless rate rises to 7.6 pct
* U.S. creates 243,000 jobs, far more than expected
* Bond prices sell off across curve
By Jennifer Kwan
TORONTO, Feb 3 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar bounced to its strongest level in just over three months on Friday as a surge in U.S. job creation boosted investor confidence about the outlook for the world's biggest economy.
The currency surged to C$0.9928 to the U.S. dollar, or US$1.0073, the strongest level since Oct. 31, after data showed the American economy added 243,000 jobs, the most since last April. The figure easily beat economists' expectations for a gain of only 150,000.
The currency earlier hit a session low of C$1.0034 to the U.S. dollar following soft Canadian jobs data. Continued...