Agence France-PresseMay 14, 2013 19:00
The dollar rose against major currencies Tuesday amid gains in US equity markets and increased confidence in the US economic recovery.
At 2215 GMT, the euro traded at $1.2935, down from $1.2975 late Monday.
The dollar also hit a four-and-a-half year high against the yen, trading at 102.21 yen, up from 101.82.
The euro rose against the yen, trading at 132.29, up from 132.11.