The euro slipped against the dollar and yen on Tuesday, undermined by German sentiment data that was slightly below expectations.
The euro rose on Monday after German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a third term in office and German, French and euro zone private sector surveys came in better than expected.
The dollar on Friday edged up, helped by comments from Fed officials suggesting a reduction in stimulus could be closer than many thought.
The dollar recovered Thursday after Wednesday's losses following the Fed's decision to keep the stimulus intact, but its prospects remained bleak.
The dollar sank to a seven-month low on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve shocked investors by deciding to continue its massive stimulus program.
The euro rallied vs the dollar Tuesday after a better-than-expected German sentiment survey, but gains were muted before the Federal Reserve meeting.
The dollar fell to a four-week low on Monday after former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers withdrew his name as a candidate to lead the Federal Reserve.
Markets have long been pricing in the prospect of Fed tapering but as CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris reports, smaller businesses in Singapore have been preparing for the big event through their own means.
The dollar weakened against the euro and yen as investors adjusted positions ahead of the weekend and next week's U.S. Federal Reserve policy-setting meeting.
The dollar fell from a seven-week high as U.S. bond yields declined and as investors speculated the Fed will be cautious in reducing its stimulus.
The dollar fell to near two-week lows against major currencies on Wednesday as some traders pared back bets on a reduction in stimulus by the Federal Reserve next week.
The dollar rose to a near seven-week high against the yen on Tuesday as easing tensions over Syria and encouraging Chinese economic data eroded demand for the safe-haven Japanese currency.
The dollar slipped against most major currencies on Monday after last week's disappointing U.S. jobs data fueled uncertainty about whether the Federal Reserve will begin to taper its stimulus program this month.
The dollar fell from a seven-week high against the euro on Friday after an eagerly anticipated U.S. jobs report disappointed investors hoping for data that would pave the way for the Federal Reserve to begin unwinding its monetary stimulus this month.
The dollar rose to a seven-week peak against the euro on Thursday after the head of the European Central Bank said its Governing Council expects key ECB interest rates to remain at present or lower levels for an extended period.
The dollar dropped against the euro on Wednesday for the first time in six sessions and retreated from a six-week high against a basket of currencies as data reflecting a growing world economy boosted investors' risk appetite.
The dollar rose to a six-week high against major currencies on Tuesday after stronger-than-expected U.S. economic data bolstered expectations the Federal Reserve will start scaling back stimulus this month.
The dollar rose to a one-month high against the safe-haven yen on Monday as worries about a military strike against Syria diminished, while commodity currencies edged higher.
The U.S. dollar reached a four-week peak against a basket of major currencies on Friday as investors sought its safe-haven status on the possibility of a U.S. military strike on Syria.