The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar today on the back of declining oil prices, dealers said. Pix by Hafiz Sohaimi

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar today on the back of declining oil prices, dealers said.

At 9am, the ringgit stood at 3.9360/9400 against the greenback, from Thursday's close of 3.9245/9275.

The local note also traded lower against a basket of other major currencies.

It fell against the Singapore dollar to 2.9547/9584 from 2.9496/9523, and declined against the euro to 4.8240/8297 from Thursday's close of 4.7993/7041.

The ringgit slipped against the British pound to 5.4852/4912 from 5.4394/4439, and depreciated against the yen to 3.6153/6200 from 3.5759/5789. -- Bernama

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