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The Australian dollar has held onto gains driven by official June jobs report.

At 0633 AEST on Friday, the local unit was trading at 76.32 US cents, barely changed from 76.30 cents on Thursday.

The Aussie rallied after markets reacted to the June jobs data positively and US equities rallied overnight, improving risk sentiment.

CURRENCY SNAPSHOT AT 0630 AEST ON FRIDAY

One Australian dollar buys:

* 76.32 US cents, from 76.30 cents on Thursday

* 80.47 Japanese yen, from 80.56 yen

* 68.65 euro cents, from 68.71 euro cents

(*Currency closes taken at 1700 AEST previous local session)

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