The dollar hovering near a two-week high against a basket of currencies with investors focused on the next set of U.S. data.
The dollar rose after senior Federal Reserve officials bolstered expectations that U.S. interest rates will rise soon.
Markets will be eyeing non-farm payrolls due Friday as the data will have an impact on Fed expectations, says National Australia Bank's Christy Tan.
The newly resurgent dollar pressured Asian currencies as markets revived bets that the Fed could possibly raise interest rates as soon as next month.
The dollar inched up on Friday as investors digested a speech from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
The dollar was range-bound in illiquid Asian trade as currencies tread water ahead of the global central bankers' gathering in Jackson Hole.
Investors focused on a gathering of central bankers for clues on when the U.S. Federal Reserve will hike interest rates again.
Investors shifted their focus away from hawkish remarks on interest rates by Fed officials and towards Friday's Jackson Hole meeting.
New Zealand's central bank said its current interest rate track involves further cuts to balance risks while generating an increase in CPI inflation.
The dollar rose after comments from Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer prompted bets on an interest rate hike.
The Australian dollar’s persistent buoyancy won’t last forever, ANZ said, keeping a bearish view even as it raised its near-term forecasts.
The dollar was weighed down by investors' lack of belief in the chances of a rise in U.S. interest rates this year.
The USD/JPY could dip down to 96 levels in the next two months, but will stabilize if the Fed delivers a rate hike, says Westpac Bank's Sean Callow.
The dollar fell to a seven-week low against a basket of major currencies on Thursday.
The Aussie dollar is slightly overvalued based on Australia's terms of trade, says Barclays' Mitul Kotecha.
After the release of the minutes, the U.S. dollar hit a session low against the yen while the euro touched a session high against the dollar.
The dollar hit its lowest in seven weeks on Tuesday, dipping below 100 yen for the first time since June.
Australia's central bank saw room for faster growth when it cut rates earlier this month, predicting below-target inflation for two more years.
TD Securities' Annette Beacher says the RBA August meeting minutes don't suggest any urgency on the central bank's part to cut rates.
Australia's low inflation is giving the central bank a free pass to cut interest rates again, says CommSec's Savanth Sebastian.