CANADA STOCKS-TSX closes lower for first time this week
TORONTO, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Currency swings played a big role on Friday in pushing Toronto's main stock index to its first lower close this week.
A higher Canadian dollar, brought on by a surprisingly healthy jobs report, created discomfort for exporters, while a surge by the U.S. dollar put resource issues under pressure.
The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed down 47.47 points, or 0.41 percent, at 11,437.04. (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; editing by Rob Wilson)
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