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Ringgit opens lower against US dollar

Ringgit opens lower against US dollar

Kuala Lumpur – The ringgit opened the trading week weaker against the US dollar this morning. At 9.03am, the local unit stood at 4.2270/2330 against the greenback, from Friday’s close of 4.2240/2260. A dealer said the greenback strengthened after the announcement of US President Donald Trump’s tax reform agenda, which will pave the way for […]

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North Korea close to nuke that could hit US – CIA Chief

North Korea close to nuke that could hit US – CIA Chief

The United States should assume Kim Jong-Un’s regime is “on the cusp” of getting a nuclear missile capable of striking US targets and work to prevent this, the head of the CIA said Thursday. CIA director Mike Pompeo said President Donald Trump is determined to prevent North Korea from making the breakthrough “whether it happens […]

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Ringgit opens lower against US dollar

Ringgit opens lower against US dollar

Kuala Lumpur – The ringgit opened lower against a rejuvenated US dollar in early trading today on lack of demand, dealers said. At 9.15am, the local unit stood at 4.2220/2240 against the greenback, from Monday’s close of 4.2155/2185. Meanwhile, the ringgit was higher against most other major currencies. It appreciated against the yen to 3.7623/7644 […]

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US, South Korea conduct joint Navy drills to counter N. Korea threat

US, South Korea conduct joint Navy drills to counter N. Korea threat

South Korea and the United States began week-long joint Navy drills in the waters around the Korean peninsula on Monday, amid high tensions over North Korea’s nuclear and missile programme. About 40 Navy ships from both countries, including the nuclear-powered USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier, are taking part in the exercises on the east and […]

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Ringgit higher against US dollar in early session

Ringgit higher against US dollar in early session

Kuala Lumpur – The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar today, lifted by continued buying support for the local unit, dealers said. At 9.15am, the local unit stood at 4.2160/2190 against the greenback from Friday’s close of 4.2200/2240. The local note, however, was traded mixed against other major currencies. It appreciated against the yen […]

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Ringgit opens moderately higher against US dollar

Ringgit opens moderately higher against US dollar

Kuala Lumpur – The ringgit rebounded slightly from yesterday’s close to open moderately higher against the US dollar today as investors remained concerned ahead of the release of US inflation data later today that may provide more clues on the next US interest rate increase. At 9.05am, the local unit stood at 4.2135/2165 against the […]

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British jihadi ‘White Widow’ reported killed by US drone

British jihadi ‘White Widow’ reported killed by US drone

London – Sally Jones, a British jihadi who recruited online for the Islamic State group, has been killed in Syria by a US drone along with her 12-year-old son, The Sun newspaper reported today. A convert to Islam from southern England, Jones was nicknamed the “White Widow” by the British press after her jihadi husband […]

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Ringgit opens higher against US dollar

Ringgit opens higher against US dollar

Kuala Lumpur – The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar today as concern over the re-emerged possibility of US interest rate increase shifted investors’ interests towards emerging currencies, including the ringgit, dealers said. At 9.15am, the local unit was quoted at 4.2100/2150 against the US dollar from yesterday’s 4.2200/2250. The ringgit, however, was mostly lower against other major currencies. It eased […]

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Ringgit opens higher against US dollar

Ringgit opens higher against US dollar

Kuala Lumpur – The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar for the third consecutive trading day today as emerging concern over the ‘safe haven’ currencies shifted investors interest towards emerging currencies, dealers said. At 9.15 am, the local unit was quoted at 4.2100/2130 against the US dollar from yesterday’s close of 4.2170/2220. At 9.15 […]

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Ringgit opens higher against US dollar

Ringgit opens higher against US dollar

Kuala Lumpur – The ringgit extended yesterday’s gained to open higher against the US dollar today on continued demand for the emerging currencies, including the local note, as investors remained concerned over the possibility of US interest rate increase moving forward, dealers said. At 9.25 am, the local unit was quoted at 4.2240/2270 against the […]

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