TORONTO, Oct 29 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar firmed on Friday after data showed that Canada's economy resumed growing in August after a brief downturn in July.
The currency firmed to C$1.0193 to the U.S. dollar, or 98.11 U.S. cents after the data was released. It closed on Thursday at C$1.0215 to the U.S. dollar, or 97.90 U.S. cents.
(Reporting by John McCrank)
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