Experts agree with Bank Negara’s decision not to peg ringgit

They say such a policy is too drastic.

By Raevathi Supramaniam · 2 days ago

Experts agree with Bank Negara’s decision not to peg ringgit

Importers feel pressure of weak ringgit

Lower value of the local currency has a direct impact on commodity prices.

By Angie Tan · 2 days ago

Importers feel pressure of weak ringgit

Ringgit continues slide against US dollar

Drop in oil prices coupled with Fed raising interest rates adds to local woes.

· 4 days ago

Ringgit continues slide against US dollar

Ringgit slips to new low v US dollar at opening

Traders expect small recovery if Fed announces new 3.25% interest rate.

· 5 days ago

Ringgit slips to new low v US dollar at opening

A weak ringgit is not a bad thing

· 1 week ago · 1 comment



Exporters gain, consumers pay more as ringgit depreciates

Local currency continues to weaken against greenback, reducing puchasing power.

By Raevathi Supramaniam · 1 week ago

Exporters gain, consumers pay more as ringgit depreciates

Ringgit hits record low v US dollar since Asian Financial Crisis

Investors focus on greenback and other safe-haven assets.

· 1 week ago

Ringgit hits record low v US dollar since Asian Financial Crisis

Ringgit stays above RM4.52 against US dollar in early trade

Local currency slides to 4.5270/5305.

· 1 week ago

Ringgit stays above RM4.52 against US dollar in early trade

Lawmaker questions ministers’ silence over ringgit’s fall

Lim Lip Eng urges PM, finance minister to be upfront about economic crisis.

· 2 weeks ago

Lawmaker questions ministers’ silence over ringgit’s fall

Ringgit ends lower after 5-day winning streak

Local currency closes lower due to profit taking.

· 3 months ago

Ringgit ends lower after 5-day winning streak

HSBC predicts RM4.28 to US$1 by year-end

Bank says local note will strengthen once global market sentiment improves.

· 3 months ago

HSBC predicts RM4.28 to US$1 by year-end

Ringgit to strengthen against US dollar by year-end, says economist

Data shows Malaysia’s business sentiment, manufacturing sector positive going into second half of 2022.

· 3 months ago

Ringgit to strengthen against US dollar by year-end, says economist

US Fed policy, capital flight causing ringgit to depreciate, say economists

It's still not necessary to peg the Malaysian currency against the US dollar, they say.

· 3 months ago

US Fed policy, capital flight causing ringgit to depreciate, say economists

World has lost confidence in Malaysia’s economy, says Anwar

Opposition leader says pandemic recovery, Ukraine war can be blamed for ringgit’s decline, but other countries are returning to normalcy while we flounder.

· 4 months ago · 1 comment

World has lost confidence in Malaysia’s economy, says Anwar

RM4.40 to US$1 biggest drop since March 2020

This follows US Federal Reserve’s hawkish stance to tighten monetary policy.

· 4 months ago · 1 comment

RM4.40 to US$1 biggest drop since March 2020