CANADA FX DEBT-C$ edges lower as economic worries heighten
* C$ edges down to C$0.9821 to the U.S. dollar, or $1.0182
* Bond prices rise as stagnant German growth data weighs
* Canada factory sales plunge, Q2 growth to suffer
* Sarkozy-Merkel meeting fails to calm financial markets
* Carney, Flaherty to offer clues on economy on Friday (Updates to close)
By Ka Yan Ng
TORONTO, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Canada's dollar retreated against the U.S. currency on Tuesday, falling back with other risk assets as a French-German summit failed to calm financial markets and data pointed to a slowing world economy.
The pullback came a day after the currency jumped more than a penny alongside a solid rally in equity markets.
But world stocks were pressured from the get-go on Tuesday on data that showed stagnant growth in Europe's powerhouse, Germany, which was followed by figures showing a plunge in Canadian manufacturing sales in June. Continued...