Thailand's baht held near its strongest level in a decade as overseas investors increased purchases of the nation's stocks.
The baht had the biggest weekly gain since January after rising through 34 baht per US dollar on Thursday for the first time since the Asian financial crisis of 1997.
A break of 36 baht to the dollar prompted the government on Dec. 18 to impose restrictions on capital inflows, a move that sparked a 3.2 percent decline in the currency that week.
Bank of Thailand Governor Tarisa Watanagase on Thursday said the bank was "working" to curb the advance.
The baht was at 34.03 per dollar in onshore trading on Friday, taking gains for the week to 1.5 percent, the most since the five days ended Jan. 19. It rose as high as 33.97 on Thursday, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
The baht is the best performer over the past month among 10 of the most-active currencies in Asia.
The US dollar gained ground against the new Taiwan dollar on the Taipei Foreign Exchange on Friday, increasing NT$0.020 to close at NT$32.809.
The US currency opened at NT$32.759 and fluctuated between NT$32.759 and NT$32.882.
The Singapore dollar had the best week since March 23 on prospects the island's economic growth will accelerate.
The currency on Thursday reached the strongest level since May 16 before a government report next week that may show GDP expanded an annualized 7.7 percent in the second quarter after rising 7.6 percent in the first, a Bloomberg News survey showed. The report is due on Tuesday.
The Singapore dollar advanced 0.7 percent this week to S$1.5209, rising for a third week.
South Korea's won rose on speculation increasing exports will help boost growth in Asia's third-largest economy.
The won on Friday climbed 0.3 percent to 919.60 against the US dollar, taking this week's advance to 0.5 percent, according to Seoul Money Brokerage Services Ltd.
Elsewhere in Asia, the Philippine peso advanced 0.4 percent to 46.065 this week, while the Malaysian ringgit and the Indonesian rupiah were little changed in the five-day period at 3.4492 and 9,033, respectively. The Vietnamese dong traded at 16,128 from 16,135 last Friday.
The US dollar weakened against the euro on Friday despite a strong US jobs report, as it failed to reverse expectations that the Federal Reserve's next move on interest rates could be a reduction.
Nonfarm payrolls increased 132,000 last month, which was close to consensus, while May's data were revised up to an impressive 190,000 increase.
Friday afternoon in New York, the euro was at US$1.3623 from US$1.3598 late on Thursday, while the US dollar was at ¥23.39 from ¥22.90.
The euro was at ¥68.09 from ¥67.10 late on Thursday. Sterling was at US$2.0107 from US$2.0118, while the dollar was at 1.2183 Swiss francs from SF1.2173 late on Thursday.
Despite the dollar's struggles against the euro, the strong jobs report helped the buck regain its footing against the yen and exit the session stronger than its day-earlier numbers.
The British pound suffered overnight despite a government report that showed UK manufacturing output reached its strongest level in almost six years in May. But the pound rebounded during the New York session on the back of general dollar weakness and ended the session little changed from day-earlier numbers.