TORONTO, March 19 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar extended gains on Friday, touching its highest level since July 2008, after domestic retail sales data topped market expectations. [ID:N19207192]
The Canadian dollar hit a session high of C$1.0063 to the U.S. dollar or 99.37 U.S. cents, up from about C$1.0089, or 99.12 U.S. cents just before the report. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan; Editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)
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