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C$ slides as currency handbook goes 'out the window'

* Canadian dollar weakens 0.8% against the greenback * Canadian GDP rises 0.1% in July * Price of U.S. oil settles 1.1% lower * Canadian bond yields rise across curve By Fergal Smith TORONTO, Sept 29 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday as a relief rally in global financial markets proved short-lived and despite data showing surprising growth in Canada's economy in July.
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Sterling posts sharp gains; dollar down against most currencies

* Pound rallies after 1% fall as PM defends economic plan * BoE buys gilts for 2nd day * Euro up vs dollar; German inflation soars * Japan signals readiness to intervene in FX again By Joice Alves and Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss LONDON/NEW YORK, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Sterling gained in volatile trading on Thursday, as the U.S. dollar fell against some currencies, with investors taking comfort from the Bank of England's purchase of long-dated bonds to stabilize the market.
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Canadian dollar weakens as global sell-off resumes

* Canadian dollar weakens 0.5% against the greenback * Canadian GDP rises 0.1% in July * Price of U.S. oil increases 0.6% * Canadian bond yields rise across curve TORONTO, Sept 29 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday as a relief rally in global financial markets lost momentum and despite higher oil prices and data showing surprising growth in Canada's economy in July.
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Canada's economy unexpectedly grows in July, though momentum slows

By Julie Gordon OTTAWA, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Canada's economic activity unexpectedly edged up in July, while gross domestic product in August was most likely flat, data showed on Thursday, with the surprise gain seen unlikely to change much for the central bank. The Canadian economy grew 0.1% in July, compared with analysts' forecast for a 0.1% decline, Statistics Canada data showed.
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Sterling volatile as PM defends plan, euro drops with inflation data in focus

* Pound trims declines after 1% fall as PM defends economic plan * Euro sinks 1%, focus on inflation data * Dollar bounces back, up 0.66% By Joice Alves LONDON, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Sterling and the euro fell on Thursday as Prime Minister Liz Truss defended her government tax-cutting budget, while relief at the Bank of England's intervention in bond markets faded.
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