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C$ hits session high after strong Canadian jobs data

CanadiqTORONTO: Canadian dollar strengthened to a session high against its US counterpart on Friday after Canada added a surprisingly robust 39,800 jobs in December.

 

At 8:33 a.m. (1333 GMT) the Canadian dollar was trading at C$0.9876 to the greenback, or $1.0126, compared with C$0.9880, or $1.0121, at Thursday's North American close. It was at C$0.9910 just before the jobs data was released.

 

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