CANADA FX-C$ hits session high after manufacturing sales data

TORONTO, March 18 Tue Mar 18, 2014 8:40am EDT

TORONTO, March 18 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar firmed to a session high against the greenback on Tuesday after data showed domestic factory sales rose more than expected in January.

The Canadian dollar was at C$1.1035 to the greenback, or 90.62 U.S. cents, stronger than Monday's close of C$1.1053, or 90.47 U.S. cents. The currency hit a session high of C$1.1025 shortly after the data was released.

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