US dollar hit a new record high against the euro on Monday, as investors took advantage of a drop in the euro to profit from rising oil prices.
The greenback rose to a fresh record against the yen, touching ¥6.2195 on the Tokyo Mercantile Exchange (TMSE).
It rose to ¥6,945.75 per US dollar, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
The euro rose to 0.5359 per euro, its highest since January.
Oil prices slumped on the prospect of a US-led war in Syria to help prop up crude prices and a surge in demand for refined products.