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TORONTO, May 6 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar firmed to a session high against the U.S. currency on Friday morning, after data showed U.S. employment increased far more than expected in April.
The currency CAD=D4 rose to C$0.9592 against the greenback, or $1.0425, up from C$0.9644, or $1.0369, immediately before the data. [ID:nOAT004799]
The Canadian dollar was already on solid footing compared to Thursday's close, following its own upside surprise in employment figures. [ID:nN06160819] (Reporting by Claire Sibonney; editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)