Prime Minister Theresa May’s government faced the vote on Wednesday after the crushing defeat of her Brexit divorce deal by parliament left Britain’s exit from the European Union in disarray just 10 weeks before it is due to leave.
The dollar fell 0.39 percent to 110.00 yen, its lowest level since late August and is set to fall for an eighth straight session against the Japanese currency, with London and New York shut for Christmas.
The euro initially rallied 0.6 percent to $1.1728, pulling itself above 6 1/2-month lows. It trimmed some gains to stand 0.4 percent up on the day at $1.1696.
While the dollar against a basket of its rivals rose 0.2 percent to 93.76.
The U.S. dollar dropped more than 0.3 percent versus the Swiss franc to hit its lowest level since August 2015
A court in Slovenia has annulled a real-estate loan in Swiss francs because the borrower was not informed of the high risks of such a currency deal.
itters over a fresh exchange of barbs between North Korea and the United States eased in Europe on Friday.
World stocks fell for a third day on Thursday and investors moved again into the Swiss franc, yen and gold as North Korea ratcheted up tensions with the U.S.
The Swiss franc fell on Friday and is on track to post its biggest weekly drop against the dollar for more than 22 months after breaking through some major technical levels.