The dollar index traded slightly lower in late-afternoon Friday as the euro extended its gains.» Read More
The Swiss franc shed over 1 percent against the dollar, dropping towards five-week lows as some of the Greece-related safety flows waned.
The euro jumped against the dollar in midday trading on reports that a deal had been reached between Greece and the European Central Bank.
The dollar recovered on talk the Swiss National Bank was buying the greenback.
The euro recovered from initial losses, helped by a bounce in German investor sentiment.
The euro inched higher ahead of a meeting of euro zone finance ministers that investors expect will find enough common ground to support Greece.
The euro edged higher on Friday, putting it on course for a third straight week of gains, its best performance in just under a year.
The dollar dropped across the board on Thursday after weaker-than-expected U.S. economic data.
The yen surged against the U.S. dollar following a report that the country's central bank is cooling on the idea of adding more stimulus.
The dollar hit a fresh one-month high versus the yen on Wednesday, while uncertainty over a new debt deal for Greece kept the euro under a cloud.
The dollar strengthened on the back of U.S. Treasury yields, while the euro was buffeted by comments and media reports on the progress of Greece.
The kiwi popped above 74 U.S. cents from $0.7325, staying in a $0.7288- 0.7453 range seen in the last few days. "Very little in the way of data or developments to drive markets left higher oil as a key focus, which helped lift CAD and other commodity currencies to the top of the performance rankings," said Greg Moore, senior currency strategist at RBC Capital Markets.
The dollar gave back some ground on Monday as traders sold into a rally triggered by robust U.S. jobs data.
The U.S. dollar soared against the euro and the yen on Friday, but some currency analysts are eyeing a short-term pullback in the greenback.
The dollar edged up against a basket of currencies on Friday as investors looked to U.S. jobs and wages data.
The euro eased versus the dollar, with the focus on whether U.S. jobs data laterwill bolster the case for the Fedto consider raising interest rates.
The dollar fell after suffering its biggest one-day fall in a year, under pressure from many fronts amid oil-fueled gains by commodity currencies.
The Australian and New Zealand dollars weakened further following the Reserve Bank of Australia's decision to cut interest rates.
*MSCI's Asia-Pacific stock index up 0.2 percent. TOKYO, Feb 3- Asian stocks gained on Tuesday as hopes for an agreement on Greece's debt situation lifted risk appetite, while a sharp rebound in oil prices boosted commodity currencies such as the Canadian dollar and Norwegian crown. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.2 percent.
SYDNEY, Feb 3- The Canadian dollar and Norwegian crown held onto solid gains early on Tuesday, having rallied on a further rebound in oil prices which also led other commodity currencies higher as well. The Canadian dollar rallied to C $1.2557 per USD, well off a near six-year low of C $1.2800. Other commodity currencies like the Australian and New Zealand dollars...
There is growing speculation that the Swiss National Bank (SNB) has set a new target for the country's currency.