The U.S. dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of its peers, was at 93.736 in a week that has seen it decline from levels above 94.2.
The Japanese yen traded at 105.44 per dollar after seeing levels above 105.6 against the greenback yesterday. The Australian dollar changed hands at $0.7178 following its rise yesterday from levels below $0.715.
Oil prices were lower in the morning of Asian trading hours. Brent crude futures were down slightly at $42.28 per barrel. U.S. crude futures were 0.15% lower at $40.16 per barrel. All were driven by the Us dollar lately.