TORONTO, May 26 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar hit a seven-month high versus the U.S. currency on Tuesday, extending an earlier turnaround, on upbeat U.S. consumer confidence data.
At midafternoon, the Canadian dollar CAD=D3 rose to C$1.1176 to the U.S. dollar, or 89.48 U.S. cents, its highest since Oct. 8.
Earlier, the Canadian unit had fallen as low as C$1.1356 to the U.S. dollar, or 88.06 U.S. cents, pressured by lower oil prices and falling stocks overseas. (Reporting by Ka Yan Ng; Editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)
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