Sterling reverses gains vs dollar, hits session low

LONDON, Sept 2 Fri Sep 2, 2011 9:51am EDT

LONDON, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Sterling hit a session low against the dollar on Friday as the dollar rallied across the board on safe-haven demand after data showing U.S. jobs growth ground to a halt highlighted weakness in the U.S. economy and raised concerns about the health of the global economy.

The pound slipped to $1.6172, retreating from the day's high of $1.6255.

(Reporting by London Markets Team)

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