Ringgit closes higher against US dollar
The ringgit closed higher against the US dollar today in tandem with the strengthening of the regional Asian currencies due to the upbeat economic data from China and subsiding fears of a military strike in Syria, dealers said.
The ringgit rose against the greenback to 3.2785/2815 from 3.2930/2960 yesterday.
The local currency also strengthened against other major currencies.
The ringgit was higher against the Singapore dollar at 2.5807/5849 from 2.5886/5930 yesterday and gained against the yen to 3.2742/2789 from 3.3115/3152 on Monday.
The local currency rose against the British pound to 5.1486/1546 from 5.1614/1671 yesterday and rose against the euro to 4.3434/3480 from 4.3441/3487.-- Bernama