Ringgit opens higher against US dollar

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KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 6): The ringgit was trading higher against the US dollar today, still on positive investors’ sentiment tracking Malaysia’s Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), which climbed to 43.4 last month from 40.1 in July 2021.


The local note was continuing last week’s trend, trading on an uptrend versus the greenback. On a weekly appreciation, the ringgit was higher by about 1.07% against the US dollar last Friday.


At 9am today, the local note had improved to 4.1410/1440 from 4.1445/1475 last Friday.-BERNAMA