The dollar was marking time against the majors on Tuesday after disappointing U.S. data dragged Treasury yields lower but failed to budge bets the Federal Reserve will start tapering stimulus next month.
The dollar was stuck at 98.51 yen having wandered between 98.35 and 98.70 overnight. The euro was equally becalmed at $1.3372 after trading in a $1.3357 to $1.3394 range.
The dollar index was parked at 81.375 .DXY, with support at 81.224 and resistance around 81.719.
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