Sept 6: Ringgit closes higher against US dollar


KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit ended higher against the US dollar today on strong last-minute demand for the currency.

At 6pm, the local unit rose to 4.1430/1460 against the greenback from 4.1460/1500 on Wednesday.

However, the ringgit closed lower against a basket of other major currencies.

It depreciated against the Singapore dollar to 3.0116/0144 from 3.0052/0094 on Wednesday, and eased against the euro to 4.8138/8189 from 4.7986/8040.

The local note declined against the yen to 3.7217/7254 from 3.7154/7200, and fell against the British pound to 5.3569/3624 from 5.3031/3103 yesterday. © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd