The dollar index .DXY slipped 0.1 percent to 96.81 on Friday, staying near a 16-month peak of 97.69 scaled at the start of the week.
The yen was steady, hovering at 113.28, up 0.3 percent on the day, as the Brexit crisis led investors toward the safe harbor currency. The yen had touched a six-week trough of 114.20 on Monday before erasing declines.
Investors were also assessing the latest developments in U.S.-Sino trade relations, while most analysts predict the greenback to remain strong in the near future due to the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy. A fourth hike for this year is anticipated in December, supported by a solid economy and increasing wage pressures.
The world's most popular crypto currency Bitcoin, which dipped to a one-year low overnight after sliding 10 percent early in the week, remained under pressure. It was last fluctuating at $5,560.73 on the Bitstamp platform.