KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit closed higher against the US dollar yesterday as investors reduced their holdings in the greenback ahead of the weekend, dealers said.
At 5pm, the ringgit was quoted at 3.2215/2245 to the dollar from Thursday’s 3.2314/2340.
The ringgit also closed higher against other major currencies.
The local unit appreciated against the Singapore dollar to 2.5678/5703 from 2.5745/5771 on Thursday and firmed against the yen at 3.1469/1514 from 3.1627/1662 previously.
It strengthened against the British pound at 5.2604/2663 from 5.2659/2717 on Thursday and rose against the euro at 4.3832/3885 from 4.3961/4008 previously. Bernama