The dollar slipped on Tuesday as global equities extended recovery after their last week’s sharp fall, fueling risk appetite.
The dollar’s index traded at 90.1392, having slumped 0.26 percent in the previous session and moving away from Thursday’s half-month peak of 90.569.
The euro was steady at $1.2290, jumping from last week’s trough of $1.2206, though it was still more than two cents below its 3-year top of $1.2538 touched on Jan. 25
Sterling inched up to $1.3846 from Friday’s trough of $1.3764.
The Japanese yen gained 0.3 percent to 108.30 a dollar.