CANADA FX DEBT-C$ slumps after current account deficit data

Fri Feb 26, 2010 8:47am EST
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 TORONTO, Feb 26 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar weakened
against the U.S. currency on Friday after Canada reported a
wider-than-expected fourth-quarter current account deficit.
 The Canadian dollar slipped to C$1.0606 to the U.S. dollar,
or 94.29 U.S. cents, from C$1.0580 or 94.52 U.S. cents just
before the data was released.
 On Thursday, The Canadian dollar closed at C$1.0593, or
94.40 U.S. cents.
 (Reporting by Claire Sibonney)