Financial investors' lack of faith in another U.S. interest rate rise this year kept the dollar pinned back.
The European Central Bank is deciding when to wind back its expansive quantitative easing program.
Doubts crept in as to whether the modest current economic expansion warrants further rate increases.
Commodity-linked currencies such as the Canadian dollar and Norwegian crown took a hit on declining oil prices.
An influential Federal Reserve official said U.S. inflation would pick up as wages improved.
The dollar nudged higher on Monday as New York Fed President William Dudley's comments came with doubts about raising rates.
The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Friday on weaker-than-forecast data on housing and consumer sentiment.
LONDON, June 16- World shares steadied on Friday after selling in the tech sector triggered their biggest fall in over a month, while the yen slid to a two-week low as the Bank of Japan signaled its stimulus was staying in place. London, Frankfurt and Paris climbed between 0.3 and 0.5 percent and the euro, the pound and the Swiss franc rose against the dollar in the...
The dollar rose to its highest level in more than two weeks on Thursday, one day after the Fed announced a quarter-point rate hike.
*SNB maintains its ultra-loose monetary policy. ZURICH, June 15- The Swiss National Bank maintained its ultra-loose monetary policy on Thursday despite an easing in political risks across Europe which could reduce upward pressure on the strong Swiss franc. "Against this background, monetary policy in Japan and the euro area, in particular, is likely to remain...
ZURICH, June 15- The Swiss National Bank maintained its ultra-loose monetary policy on Thursday in a bid to reduce upward pressure on the strong Swiss franc. The SNB kept its target range for three-month Swiss franc LIBOR at -1.25 percent to -0.25 percent, and the rate it charges on sight deposits at -0.75 percent, as expected in a Reuters poll of economists.
CNBCs Carolin Roth updates from Bern, Switzerland, on the Swiss National Bank's decision to keep interest rates at -0.75 percent.
CNBC's Carolin Roth reports from Bern, Switzerland on the Swiss National Bank's upcoming interest rate decision.
CNBC's Carolin Roth reports from Bern, Switzerland, on the Swiss Central Bank's monetary policy strategy.
The dollar pared earlier losses against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday following the Federal Reserve's widely expected decision to raise short-term interest rates.
The U.S. dollar fell to its lowest against the Canadian dollar since late February on Tuesday.
The dollar dipped on the run-in to Wednesday's decision on US interest rates.
WARSAW, June 12- Poland's latest attempt to get banks to restructure their problematic foreign-currency mortgage portfolios could mean they have to set aside an additional $3.2 billion but would not restrict lending, ratings agency Moody's predicted on Monday. About half a million Poles took out Swiss franc loans before the global financial crisis to...
The dollar rose to a 10-day high, boosted by a weaker British pound after Theresa May's Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority.
The euro fell more than half a percent on Wednesday after a report suggesting the ECB is preparing to cut its outlook for inflation.