SYDNEY, Feb 22 (Reuters) - The Australian dollar rose half a cent on Friday, climbing off four-month lows, following upbeat comments from the governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia.
The Aussie jumped as high as $1.0309, from $1.0237 in early trade, having fallen sharply overnight to four-month lows of $1.0021.
It was last at $1.0290.
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