"Despite having paused last week, the Fed officials ... still surprisingly aggressively forecasted another 50 basis points in hikes by end 2023,"
It also rose slightly on the euro and yen , as traders were betting the Bank of England would need to take rates higher. Markets now price another 150 basis points of hiking for a peak at 6% in a year's time.
Elsewhere there was little appetite for a bounce from either the yuan or the Australian dollar, which have been battered by China's shaky economic recovery and lack of major stimulus.
China set its yuan midpoint weaker than expected on Wednesday and the currency slid to a new seven-month trough of 7.1987 in onshore trade, while the offshore yuan weakened past 7.2 to the dollar.
The Aussie had taken a further beating thanks to Tuesday's less-hawkish-than-expected central bank minutes following this month's rate hike. It fell 0.9% overnight and last bought $0.6786.
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