Canadian dollar (CAD)


The Canadian dollar rose strongly as investors' risk appetite grew  after government reports showed the nation unexpectedly added jobs in  August. The Employment Change in Canada came out positive at 27.1K  versus -12.4K expected and -44.5K prior. The Unemployment rate rose to  8.7% according to forecasts. Overall, USD/CAD traded with a low of  1.0823 and with high of 1.1036. No economic data expected today.