Aust dollar lifts in early trade

Local currency regains some of the ground it lost on unemployment data.

The Australian dollar has regained some of the ground it lost on the back of disappointing unemployment data.

At 0630 AEST, the local unit was trading at 92.73 US cents, up from 92.43 cents on Thursday.

The Australian dollar fell from a three-month high of 93.54 US cents immediately after the release of the labour force figures of Thursday.

The data showed the unemployment rate rose to 5.8% in August, in line with economists' forecasts - the highest it has been since August 2009.