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CANADA FX DEBT-C$ firms against U.S. dollar after strong jobs data

TORONTO, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Canada's dollar rose versus its U.S. counterpart on Friday after jobs data that showed the North American labor market improved in September.

The Canadian dollar strengthened to a 10-day high of C$0.9764 to the U.S. dollar, or $1.0242, soon after the U.S. and Canadian data was released, compared to C$0.9810, or C$1.0194, minutes earlier.

(Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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Keywords: MARKETS CANADA/DOLLAR