Ringgit lower at opening
The ringgit opened lower against the greenback today on US dollar buying interest, dealers said.
At 9.06am, the ringgit was quoted at 3.1850/1880 vis-a-vis the greenback compared with Monday's 3.1680/1720.
"There is renewed buying interest for the US dollar due to expectation of a stronger-than-expected US payroll report for September, due soon," a dealer said.
Meanwhile, the ringgit was lower against other major currencies.
It fell against the Singapore dollar to 2.5636/5662 from 2.5515/5552 on Monday and depreciated against the yen to 3.2427/2475 from 3.2290/2334 yesterday.
The local unit eased against the British pound to 5.1381/1439 from Monday's 5.1217/1294 and reduced against the Euro to 4.3553/3600 from 4.3300/3364 yesterday.-- Bernama