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Ringgit opens flat against US dollar

Ringgit opens flat against US dollar

Kuala Lumpur – The ringgit opened flat against the US dollar today due to a lack of fresh leads on the currency’s short-term outlook, dealers said. At 9.02am, the local unit was traded at 4.4470/4510 against the greenback, as was the case yesterday. A dealer said investors remained on sidelines due to growing concerns ahead […]

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Obama slams Congress for blocking Guantanamo closure

Obama slams Congress for blocking Guantanamo closure

Washington – US President Barack Obama delivered an angry parting shot at Congress on Thursday, berating Republicans for blocking his efforts to close the military detention center at Guantanamo Bay. The facility “never should have been opened in the first place” Obama said in a scathing two-page letter on the eve of President-elect Donald Trump’s […]

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US air strike killed an al Qaeda leader in Syria

US air strike killed an al Qaeda leader in Syria

Washington – A U.S. air strike killed an al Qaeda leader in Syria on Tuesday, the Pentagon said in a statement on Thursday. Mohammad Habib Boussadoun al-Tunisi, a Tunisian who was involved in “external operations and has been connected to terrorist plots to attack Western targets,” was killed in the strike near Idlib in Syria, the […]

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Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman is extradited to US

Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman is extradited to US

Mexico City – Joaquin Guzman Loera, the notorious drug lord known as ‘El Chapo’, who twice slipped out of high-security Mexican prisons and into criminal legend, was being extradited to the United States on Thursday night, officials said, drawing to a close a decades-long saga to successfully prosecute the head of one of the world’s […]

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Ringgit ends lower against US dollar

Ringgit ends lower against US dollar

Kuala Lumpur – The ringgit retreated from its two-day gains to end lower against the US dollar today as the greenback strengthened on renewed expectation over a possible US interest rate rise soon, dealers said. At 6pm, the local unit was traded at 4.4470/4510 against the greenback from yesterday’s 4.4430/4460. A dealer said most emerging […]

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Ringgit opens slightly lower against US dollar

Ringgit opens slightly lower against US dollar

Kuala Lumpur – The ringgit retreated from yesterday’s gains to open slightly lower against the US dollar today on renewed concerns over a possible US interest rate rise, dealer said. At 9.10 am, the local unit traded at 4.4480/4530 to the greenback from 4.4430/4460. A dealer said the US dollar regained some lost ground after […]

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Ringgit closes higher against US dollar

Ringgit closes higher against US dollar

Kuala Lumpur – The ringgit extended yesterday’s gains to end higher against the US dollar today as most investors shifted their interest to the local note, a dealer said. At 6pm, the local unit was traded at 4.4430/4460 against the greenback from yesterday’s 4.4600/4650. The dealer said the improved ringgit was in tandem with most […]

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Former US president George H W Bush hospitalised

Houston – Former US President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston, CBS Houston affiliate KHOU television reported on Wednesday, citing his office chief of staff. Bush, 92, was in stable condition and “doing fine,” Jean Becker told the television station. Bush is expected to go home in a couple of days, Becker told […]

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Ringgit opens higher against US dollar

Ringgit opens higher against US dollar

Kuala Lumpur – The ringgit continued its upward momentum from yesterday’s close to open higher against the US dollar on Wednesday as more investors shifted interest towards emerging currencies, dealers said. At 9.01 am, the local unit was traded at 4.4410/4480 against the greenback from yesterday’s 4.4600/4650. A dealer said the greenback was hit by […]

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Ringgit ends slightly higher against US dollar

Ringgit ends slightly higher against US dollar

Kuala Lumpur – The ringgit rebounded to close slightly higher against the US dollar today on mild buying activities, dealers said. At 6pm, the local unit was traded at 4.4600/4650 against the greenback from yesterday’s 4.4640/4680. Earlier, the local note opened lower at 4.4650/4680 from 4.4640/4680 on Monday. The dealer said the ringgit’s performance was […]

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