NEW YORK, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. dollar inched up in late trading on Tuesday, while the British pound tried to recover from its recent collapse.
The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, rose 0.0009 percent to 114.1040.
In late New York trading, the euro was down to 0.9602 U.S. dollars from 0.9615 dollars in the previous session, and the British pound was up to 1.0733 U.S. dollars from 1.0688 dollars in the previous session. The Australian dollar fell to 0.6436 U.S. dollars from 0.6459 dollars.
The U.S. dollar bought 144.80 Japanese yen, higher than 144.51 Japanese yen of the previous session. The U.S. dollar decreased to 0.9913 Swiss francs from 0.9943 Swiss francs, and it decreased to 1.3712 Canadian dollars from 1.3735 Canadian dollars.