The dollar rose versus the euro on Tuesday in the aftermath of a report showing U.S. consumer confidence fell in July to the lowest level since February.

The euro was last down 0.2 percent at $1.2966 EUR=, from $1.2993 before the report. It touched a session low of $1.2959, according to Reuters data. (Reporting by Vivianne Rodrigues; Editing by Theodore d'Afflisio)