CANADA FX DEBT-C$ slides after weaker-than-expected jobs data

Fri Feb 6, 2009 7:15am EST
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TORONTO Feb 6 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar tumbled past C$1.2500 to the U.S. dollar, or 80 U.S. cents, after a report showing the biggest monthly job loss ever recorded in the survey by Statistics Canada. [ID:nN06253705]

The dollar fell from levels around C$1.2415, or 80.55 U.S. cents, just before the release of the report. (Reporting by Jeffrey Hodgson; Editing by Theodore d'Afflisio)