The dollar rose versus its counterparts on Tuesday after a report that U.S. President Donald Trump was backing a policy hawk as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve.
The dollar index edged up 0.05 percent versus a basket of six major currencies to 93.365 .DXY after climbing 0.25 percent overnight.
The dollar lost 0.1 percent to 112.070 yen, after increasing 0.3 percent overnight, when it jumped from a three-week trough of 111.650.
The euro slumped 0.15 percent to $1.1780, after sliding 0.25 percent in the previous session.
The pound sank 0.1 percent to $1.3241 ahead of Bank of England Governor Mark Carney's comments due later in the day for monetary policy cues.