Sweden's crown fell to a two-month low against the euro after the country elected a minority government.
The dollar index was headed for a ninth consecutive week of gains after retail sales data added to expectations that U.S. growth is gaining steam.
Richard Perry, market analyst at Hantec Markets, charts the recent performance of sterling and says the recovery - following the sharp sell-off - seems to be taking hold.
The U.S. dollar hit a six-year high against the yen and sterling recovered some ground after recent nerves over Scottish independence.
The dollar also trounced the Australian dollar and several emerging currencies on Wednesday, the latest sign of a long-awaited return of volatility.
Investors bet that the U.S. economy is growing at a pace that is likely to lead the Federal Reserve to begin raising interest rates next year.
Sterling plunged on fears over the outcome of Scotland's upcoming independence referendum and the Australian and Brazilian currencies also dropped.
Discussing the uncertainty around Scotland's independent vote, and the potential impact to Scotland's big oil supply, with John Kilduff, Again Capital founding partner.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the British pound has gotten hammered today as a new poll on Scotland shows the public is split over the independence vote.
A new poll reveals more people in Scotland are in favor of becoming independent, and the British pound is plunging to a 10-month low. CNBC's Seema Mody and Sara Eisen provide insight.
Henry Dixon, fund manager at GLG, and Petr Krpata, foreign exchange strategist at ING, discuss the latest polls on the Scottish referendum and how a "Yes" vote could hit the sterling.
Jane Foley, senior foreign exchange strategist at Rabo Bank, discusses the U.K. pound as the Scottish independence referendum approaches and highlights that we could see an even bigger drop.
The euro rose to session highs against the dollar after U.S. hiring in August fell far short of forecasts.
The euro hit fresh 14-month lows against the U.S. dollar and nearly two-year lows against the Swiss franc on Thursday.
The euro steadied against almost every other major currency on Wednesday after Ukraine said it has agreed on a ceasefire with Russia.
Uncertainty regarding the result of this month's Scottish independence referendum has weighed on the British pound.
The euro sagged on Tuesday to fresh one-year lows against the dollar on bets the ECB will do more to help a wobbly euro zone economy.
The euro hit a year-low against the dollar on Monday, as investors added to bets against the single currency before a policy meeting this week.
Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, discusses sterling following the U.K.'s weak manufacturing data and discusses the outlook for the currency.
The dollar rose on Friday, with traders looking beyond soft U.S. consumer-spending data.