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The dollar paused for breath in early European trade after forecast-beating U.S. jobs data on Friday.
It hasn't taken sterling long to lose all the gains from the relief rally which followed Scotland's vote against independence.
The dollar climbed to a more than four-year peak on Friday after a report showing the U.S. economy created more jobs than expected last month.
The yen held its gains against the dollar on Thursday after weak manufacturing surveys from around the globe and an Ebola health scare in the United States.
The dollar dropped from six-year highs against the yen on Wednesday, weighed down by a fall in U.S. Treasury debt yields.
Currency strategists are weighing up whether to join a crowded trade or get comfortable with what has been described as a "seat on the Titanic."
The dollar index briefly trimmed its earlier gains on Tuesday after weaker-than-expected home price data in July raised doubts about the U.S. economy.
The dollar's three-month rally took a breather on Monday on nervousness over Beijing's response to democracy protests in Hong Kong.
Some of the world's leading banks are slated for a £2 billion fine from U.K. regulators, following investigations into currency rigging.
The dollar was back on the front foot against the yen and several other major currencies on Friday, on track for an 11th straight weekly gain.
Derek Halpenny, European head of global currency research at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, says the euro will not go much lower than its current levels as most of the ECB stimulus measures are priced in.
The euro hit a 22-month low against the dollar on Thursday on the prospect of diverging monetary policy.
The yen rose after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe voiced concern about the economic impact of its fall to a six-year low.
The battered euro pulled away from a 14-month trough against the dollar, as the greenback eased after a 10-week streak of gains.
The dollar index racked up a 10th straight week of gains on Monday, its longest winning streak since its free float in 1973.
LONDON, Sept 22- Sterling rose on Monday, inching back towards recent two-year highs against the euro and moving higher against the dollar as investors focused on Britain's economic fundamentals and interest rate expectations after Scotland's independence vote.
The dollar rose against a basket of major currencies on Friday as investors bet U.S. interest rates would rise more quickly than expected.
Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, discusses the impact of Scotland's vote on the British pound and euro. Also Dan Dicker, The Street.com, shares his thoughts on oil prices.
LONDON, Sept 19- Sterling's gains to a two-year peak against the euro and a two-week high versus the dollar on Friday after Scottish voters rejected independence ran out of steam as investors focused on the UK economy and new constitutional problems for Britain. These could add some uncertainty to UK growth prospects and tie sterling down in the near term.
LONDON, Sept 19- Sterling fell back against the dollar on Friday to stand lower on the day, handing back all of its gains since the first signs overnight that Scotland was voting "No" to splitting off from the United Kingdom.