CANADA FX-C$ firms slightly after GDP data

by on September 28, 2012 12:42 pm BST

TORONTO, Sept 28 |
Fri Sep 28, 2012 8:42am EDT

(Reuters) – The Canadian dollar
strengthened briefly against the U.S. dollar on Friday after
data showed Canada’s economy grew by an 0.2 percent in July from
June, slightly more than expected.

The Canadian dollar edged up to C$0.9809 versus the
greenback, or $1.0195, from around C$0.9814, or $1.0190, heading
into the report.