CANADA FX DEBT-C$ hits session high after strong GDP data

Mon May 31, 2010 8:42am EDT
 
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 TORONTO, May 31 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar hit a
session high on Monday after domestic data showed widespread
gains in economic activity kept Canada's economy humming at a
fast 6.1 percent annualized growth pace.
 The Canadian dollar strengthened as much as C$1.0452, or
95.68 U.S. cents, up from Friday's North American finish of
C$1.0520 to the U.S. dollar, or 95.06 U.S. cents.
 The quarterly GDP figures marked the largest increase since
1999, following 4.9 percent growth in the fourth-quarter.
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 (Reporting by Claire Sibonney; Editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)