The dollar gained against the yen on Monday on growing expectations of a Federal Reserve interest rate increase in December.
Portuguese investors breathed a sigh of relief that the country's credit rating had not been slashed to junk status as bond yields slip lower.
Mario Draghi is likely to let the euro fall in a bid to boost inflation in the Eurozone, says Tony Boyadjian, SVP at Compass Global Markets.
The dollar rose on Friday, boosted by higher expectations of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike this year and by the euro weakening.
Gold was on track for its first weekly gain in four weeks on steady physical buying from China and exchange-traded funds.
Markets in Asia were lower on Friday as China's home prices rose, a typhoon shut down the Hong Kong market and an earthquake struck Japan.
Paul Watters, head of corporate research at S&P Global Ratings, discusses future policy moves from the European Central Bank.
With the ECB likely to extend QE in December, the euro should trade between $1.08 and $1.10 in the coming months, says ABN AMRO Bank's Roy Teo.
The European Central Bank's use of monetary policy to combat low growth is reminiscent of the problems Japan faces, says Antonio Fatas, professor at INSEAD.
Gold pared some early gains as the dollar strengthened and markets awaited the outcome of an ECB policy meeting later in the day.
The euro fell Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the bank did not discuss ending bond purchases.
Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, discusses the effect of monetary policy on inequality, as well as Portugal's economic situation.
Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, addresses recent penalties levied against Apple and Deutsche Bank.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi says "other policy areas must contribute much more decisively" if ECB monetary decisions are to be truly beneficial.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the update from Mario Draghi's press conference on ECB policy.
David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies, discusses how fiscal policy in Germany can support the European Central Bank.
Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, discusses bond buying and negative rates.
CNBC's Annette Weisbach speculates on future moves from the ECB, saying that QE looks set to continue beyond March 2017.
CNBC's Louisa Bojesen provides an update on policy moves just out from the European Central Bank.
Daniel Gros, director of the Center for European Policy Studies (CEPS), weighs in on potential moves from the European Central Bank.