KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 13 — The ringgit opened slightly higher against the US dollar today on sustained demand for the local unit.
At 9.04am, the local note went up to 4.1620/1665 versus the greenback from Tuesday’s close of 4.1630/1660.
The ringgit was also traded higher against a basket of major currencies, rising versus the Japanese yen to 3.6695/6735 against Tuesday’s 3.6750/6779 and appreciated versus the British pound to 5.6587/6735 from 5.6621/6662 previously.
The local note strengthened against the Singapore dollar to 3.0689/0726 compared with yesterday’s close of 3.0703/0727 and went up against the euro to 4.8034/8086 from 4.8116/8151 previously. — Bernama