The dollar edged off from a nine-month low against a basket of currencies, but it remained shaky as the sign central banks in Europe were moving away from a safe monetary policy kept the euro and British pound well supported.
The dollar index which was a group of six major currencies was up by 0.1 percent and was at 95.729 and managed to climb out of a nice month ditch of 95.479 on Friday.
The Dollar took a hard hit last week as the Central Banks released hawkish comments which increased expectations that the European Central Bank, the Bank of England and Bank of Canada would eventually shift to a tighter monetary policy.
The Dollar added 0.1 percent to 112.435 yen after falling to 111.900 earlier before climbing back quickly.
The slip was seen as knee-jerk reaction to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party suffering a historic defeat in an election in the capital Tokyo on Sunday, which could mean a potential trouble ahead for the premier.
The Canadian dollar was 0.15 percent weaker and was traded $1.2985 per dollar. It was still within reach of C$1.2947, its strongest in nine-months which was market on Friday.
Canadian Companies are more optimistic about future sales and exports, while improving demand is driving capacity pressure that should soon lift investment and hiring.