The dollar extended its recovery from three-year trough on Tuesday, having risen 1.5 percent since Friday after a sharp sell-off in recent weeks.
The dollar's index jumped just over half a percent to 89.569.
Versus the yen, the greenback gained half a percent to 107.09 yen, having leaped back from a 15-month nadir of 105.545 scaled on Friday.
The euro lost 0.4 percent to $1.2360, sliding from Friday’s three-year peak of $1.2556.
Sterling dropped to $1.3978 from $1.3999 late Monday.
The greenback has been dragged down by rising U.S. Treasury yields since the beggining of the year, falling to its nadir since late 2014 versus a basket of major currencies.