The dollar edged up against major currencies on Tuesday in light trading as investors retraced last week's moves ahead of meetings.
The dollar fell with a stronger oil price the chief theme in a market battening down the hatches ahead of Fed and BOJ meetings.
Hong Kong's overnight yuan borrowing rate was fixed at the highest level in eight months on Monday after the long holiday weekend.
The dollar was on course to fall after U.S. retail sales data quelled lingering bets on the Fed raising interest rates next week.
The U.S. dollar reversed earlier gains against the yen on Thursday as traders doubted that the Bank of Japan (BOJ) would be able to weaken the yen.
The U.S. dollar eased against the yen on Wednesday after skepticism grew that the Bank of Japan would intensify its stimulative monetary policies.
The U.S. dollar gained against the yen and riskier commodity currencies such as the Australian and New Zealand dollars on Tuesday.
The dollar fell against the safe-haven yen as uncertainty surrounding a potential Fed rate hike this month fueled a selloff in riskier currencies.
The dollar rose on Friday as remarks by Federal Reserve policymakers helped boost investor expectations of a near-term increase in U.S. interest rates.
The dollar rose against the yen on Thursday, spurred by a jump in oil prices that put upward pressure on U.S. inflation expectations.
The dollar fell against the yen after a report from the Sankei newspaper that Bank of Japan policymakers are divided ahead of the central bank's next meeting.
The dollar fell on Tuesday after the release of a report on U.S. economic data that showed its worst reading since February 2010.
This came after the head of the BOJ disappointed investors who had expected a clear signal that monetary policy would be eased.
The dollar fell on Friday after the jobs data disappointed.
Sterling jumped 1 percent against the dollar and hit a one-month high against the euro on Thursday.
This came as investors reversed bets made against the greenback on speculation that the Fed would not hike interest rates anytime soon.
The dollar hovering near a two-week high against a basket of currencies with investors focused on the next set of U.S. data.
The dollar rose after senior Federal Reserve officials bolstered expectations that U.S. interest rates will rise soon.
The dollar inched up on Friday as investors digested a speech from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
The dollar was range-bound in illiquid Asian trade as currencies tread water ahead of the global central bankers' gathering in Jackson Hole.