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Ringgit easier against US$ Wednesday

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened easier against the US dollar Wednesday on mild profit-taking following Tuesday”s gains.

At 9.02 am(0102gmt), the local unit was quoted at 4.3020/3050 against Tuesday”s 4.2920/2950.

A dealer said the greenback also edged up against other currencies supported by the increase in the US Treasury yields.

Investors” focus was on the Federal Reserve”s monetary policy stance for the next interest rate hike.

However, against other major currencies, the ringgit was traded higher.

It rose against the Singapore dollar to 3.0918/0962 from 3.0938/0971 on Tuesday and increased against the British pound to 5.5763/5814 from 5.5770/5814 .

The ringgit, appreciated against the Japanese yen to 3.8466/8499 from 3.8611/8641 and strengthened vis-a-vis the euro to 4.8118/8164 from 4.8319/8357 Tuesday. – Bernama

 

EXCHANGE RATES ISSUED BY MALAYAN BANKING BHD: MAY 24:
SELLING TT/OD
BUYING TT
BUYING OD

1 US Dollar
4.3690
4.2410
4.2310

1 Australian Dollar
3.2690
3.1560
3.1400

1 Brunei Dollar
3.1480
3.0410
3.0330

1 Canadian Dollar
3.2360
3.1320
3.1200

1 Euro
4.8960
4.7400
4.7200

1 New Zealand Dollar
3.0810
2.9520
2.9360

1 Papua N Guinea Kina
1.4820
1.2370
1.2210

1 Singapore Dollar
3.1475
3.0410
3.0330

1 Sterling Pound
5.6580
5.5050
5.4850

1 Swiss Franc
4.4780
4.3530
4.3380

100 UAE Dirham
120.6500
113.7800
113.5800

100 Bangladesh Taka
5.4960
5.1750
4.9750

100 Chinese Renminbi
63.4000
61.0000
0.0000

100 Danish Krone
67.6100
61.8700
61.6700

100 Hongkong Dollar
56.9000
53.6700
53.4700

100 Indian Rupee
6.8640
6.4100
6.2100

100 Indonesian Rupiah
0.0341
0.0306
0.0256

100 Japanese Yen
3.9230
3.7810
3.7710

100 New Taiwan Dollar
15.5000
NA
0.0000

100 Norwegian Krone
53.6700
49.1100
48.9100

100 Pakistan Rupee
4.2500
3.9600
3.7600

100 Philippine Peso
8.9000
8.3400
8.1400

100 Qatar Riyal
121.1700
115.2600
115.0600

100 Saudi Riyal
117.7800
111.8100
111.6100

– Reuters
Read more at http://www.thestar.com.my/business/business-news/2017/05/24/ringgit-easier-against-us$-wednesday/#VjGdRRcMmuVyz6he.99






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