The dollar was steady near one-year peak on Thursday as incoming signals about developments in the trade relations between U.S. and its major partners triggered purchasing of the currency.
The dollar's index .DXY climbed 0.3 percent to 95.51, not far from a mid-July 2017 top of 95.529 scaled last week.
The safe-haven yen traded below a 2018 peak of above 111 yen a dollar touched last month. The greenback last traded at 110.32 yen.
The euro slipped 0.2 percent to $1.1538 following weak economic figures and political worries in Germany.
The Australian dollar surged 0.2 percent to $0.7356 after hitting a 1-1/2-year low of $0.7323 in the previous session.