CANADA FX DEBT-C$ firms to session high after U.S. jobs data

Fri Mar 4, 2011 8:42am EST
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 TORONTO, March 4 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar rose to a
session high against the U.S. dollar on Friday following a
surge in U.S. employment in February. [ID:nOAT004757]
 The currency CAD=D4 firmed to C$0.9714 to the U.S.
dollar, or $1.0294 immediately after the U.S. non-farm payrolls
data was released at 8:30 a.m. (1330 GMT), from C$0.9730, or
$1.0277 just before. The Canadian dollar further extended gains
to hit a session high of C$0.9708.
 (Reporting by Solarina Ho; editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)