The dollar rose broadly on Tuesday after two Fed policymakers pointed to the potential for US interest rates to rise next month.
The euro recovered some ground against the dollar after talks aimed at finding a leftist unity candidate for France's election showed little sign of progress.
The yen rose against major currencies as concerns about the upcoming French elections kindled safe-haven demand for the Japanese currency.
The dollar headed for a second day of losses on Thursday, falling against the euro, yen and the basket of currencies.
The greenback was previously on track for its 11th straight day of gains.
The dollar rose as investors raised their outlook on a faster pace of U.S. rate increases following comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
The dollar hit a two-week high against the yen with another round of solid gains as investors focused again on the U.S. reflation trade.
The dollar gained in part on expectations of a constructive meeting between President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
The New Zealand dollar was by far the biggest faller among major currencies on Thursday.
The dollar fell pressured by the decline in U.S. Treasury yields as investors have priced out a March rate hike by the Federal Reserve.
President Trump is likely to take an aggressive approach to the yen when he meets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
The dollar climbed to a more than one-week high on Tuesday as it gained for a fifth straight session.
The euro fell to a one-week low against the dollar on Monday on concerns over French politics ahead of the presidential vote.
The dollar fell after the employment report showed a smaller-than-expected rise in wages last month despite strong jobs gains.
The dollar fell to its lowest since mid-November after the Fed disappointed investors, before trying for gains.
The British pound skewed on Thursday after the BOE announced it was keeping its interest rates unchanged and raised its growth forecasts.
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The U.S. dollar index has now erased most of the day's gains in the wake of the decision.
The U.S. dollar tumbled against key rivals on Tuesday and was on course for its worst month since March.
The dollar fell against the Japanese yen following a weekend of headlines relating to President Trump's executive orders on immigration.