KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar today on a lack of interest in the local unit, dealers said.
At 9am, the ringgit stood at 3.9160/9210 against the greenback, from Wednesday's close of 3.9070/9100.
However, the ringgit traded mostly higher against a basket of other major currencies.
It improved against the Singapore dollar to 2.9557/9599 from 2.9614/9646, and strengthened against the euro to 4.8057/8134 from Wednesday's close of 4.8248/8292.
The ringgit also rose against the British pound to 5.4366/4455 from 5.4389/4447, but eased against the yen to 3.5815/5870 from 3.5811/5849. – Bernama