The U.S. dollar dipped on Monday after retail sales data for September missed economists expectations, and as benchmark U.S. Treasury yields consolidated after last week hitting their highest level in seven years.
The dollar edged up on Friday, reflecting investor confidence in the U.S. economy, despite criticism by President Donald Trump of the Federal Reserve and a sell-off in U.S. equities.
The dollar fell to a near two-week low on Thursday against a basket of currencies as traders pared greenback holdings on lower U.S. Treasury yields and further losses on Wall Street.
The euro and sterling rose on Wednesday, underpinned by optimism for a Brexit deal, while the dollar lost ground against a basket of currencies even as U.S. bond yields hovered at multiyear peaks.
The dollar dipped on Tuesday due to a fall in U.S. bond yields after touching a seven-week peak against a basket of currencies, as sterling rose following a report that rekindled hopes that Britain and the European Union are on the brink of a Brexit deal.
The euro fell to a seven-week low against the dollar on Monday on a spat between Italy and the European Union over Rome's budget plans, while the yuan weakened as Beijing's move to spur more lending failed to ease concern about economic growth.
The U.S. dollar weakened in choppy trading after data for September showed jobs gains that fell short of expectations while wages increases slowed on an annualized basis during the month, easing concerns about a large run-up in inflation.
The dollar held at a six-week high on Thursday as an overnight jump in U.S. Treasury yields on the back of strong data prompted investors to add long bets in the greenback against higher-yielding and emerging market currencies.
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The U.S. dollar gained on Wednesday as data supported the view that the U.S. economy is in strong shape and as concerns about Italy's budget negotiations continued to weigh on the euro.
The euro fell to a six-week low on Tuesday after a senior lawmaker in one of Italy's ruling parties said most of the country's problems would be resolved if it readopted a national currency.
The greenback slipped against the Canadian dollar on Monday as negotiators from Ottawa and Washington reached a framework deal to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement.
The dollar climbed to a two-week peak versus a currency basket on Friday, as concerns about the Italian budget weighed on the euro while the greenback drew support from an outlook for multiple U.S. interest rate hikes until 2020.
The dollar rose to a more than one-week high against a basket of other major currencies on Thursday, boosted by the Federal Reserve's outlook for more rate hikes beyond this year as well as a weakening of the euro on worries about the Italian budget.
The dollar gained on Wednesday in choppy trading after the Federal Reserve raised U.S. interest rates as expected for the eighth time, flagged more rate hikes and signaled the end of the "accommodative" policy era.
The dollar was weaker ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting that is widely expected to end with an interest rate hike, as investors already have priced in two more rate increases this year and some in 2019.
The dollar slipped on Monday, erasing its earlier gains, as investors searched for fresh clues to extend a multi-month rally in the greenback before a widely expected interest rate hike by the U.S. central bank this week.
The dollar was close to two-month lows on Friday, as the yen also weakened from lower safe haven demand.
The dollar fell to a nine-week low against a basket of major currencies on Thursday as investors shifted their focus from a trade row between China and the United States to the Federal Reserve's monetary tightening plans.
The dollar neared a seven-week low against a basket of other currencies, while commodity currencies advanced on relief that the latest round of tariffs announced by China and the United States were not as harsh as the market expected.