Ringgit traded lower against US dollar
The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar in early trading toeay as the domestic currency strengthened on the improving US economic outlook, dealers said.
The ringgit was quoted at 3.1770/1800 for a US dollar from 3.1541/1570 yesterday.
The local currency was also traded lower versus the Singapore dollar to 2.5561/5606 from 2.5467/5499 yesterday and was sharply lower to 3.2339/2376 from 3.2093/2126 against the Japanese yen.
As against the British pound sterling, the ringgit dwindled to 5.0927/0988 from 5.0579/0638 Thursday but soared against the euro to 4.3096/3140 from 4.3249/3292 yesterday.-- Bernama