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Monday, October 21, 2019

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Ringgit lower against the US dollar this morning

At 9.19am, the ringgit stood at 4.0940/0980 against the greenback from 4.0860/0900 at the close yesterday.

Ringgit flat against the US dollar in early session

At 9.16am, the ringgit stood at 4.0870/0900 against the greenback from 4.0870/0910 at the close yesterday.

US, China trade deal leaves currencies as fighting ground

For China, a weaker dollar will lead to a stronger yuan, pressuring officials to halt its appreciation as the economy slows.

Ringgit lower against US dollar in early session

At 9.08am, the ringgit stood at 4.0820/0870 against the greenback from 4.0740/0780 at the close yesterday.

Ringgit slightly lower against US dollar in early trade

At 9.11am, the ringgit stood at 4.0760/0800 against the greenback from 4.0740/0770 at the close yesterday.

Asian markets rise as broadly positive week draws to a close

Good readings on US economic growth and optimistic comments from the White House lift investor sentiment,

Asian markets mixed as Kashmir tensions hit rally

Regional investors were in a broadly upbeat mood owing to optimism about a China-US trade deal.

Asian markets slip after trade-fuelled surge, sterling gains

Observers warned that failure to meet market expectations could lead to a sharp drop in global equities.

Stocks climb with bonds before Trump-China meeting

Markets are cautiously optimistic as US President Donald Trump is set to meet with China’s top trade negotiator in Washington on Friday.

Stocks higher tracking US-China trade hopes, UK political turmoil

The FTSE 100 index was higher overall despite a near 16% slump in the share price of British supermarket group Sainsbury's.

Asian markets fall on US-China talks, gloomy growth forecasts

Tokyo led the slump, while Hong Kong returned from the three-day Lunar New Year break in the red.

Stellar US jobs report fails to light up markets

Wall Street opened mixed, with the Dow adding 0.3% in the first minute of trading.

London stocks rally, pound firmer before Brexit votes

Oil prices rebounded gently, having tumbled the previous day on worries over a slowing global economy and political instability in key producer Venezuela.

Asian markets down with Wall St as Huawei hangs over trade...

While the majority of Asian markets fell Tuesday they did pare their losses and some even edged into positive territory.

Eurozone stocks hang onto gains as ECB warns of growth risks

Eurozone stocks held onto their gains in afternoon trading, while the euro clawed back ground against the dollar.

Markets mixed as dealers battle uncertainty

US investors turned sellers on Tuesday after Washington rejected Beijing's offer of preparatory discussions ahead of the next round of high-level negotiations.

Sterling volatile before May’s Brexit ‘Plan B’

Investors advised caution around current levels as there was no sign on how Britain will leave the world's biggest trading bloc.

Asian markets post fresh gains, China growth slows to 28-year low

Regional equities picked up after Bloomberg said Beijing had pledged to ramp up spending on US goods over the next five years.

Asian markets boosted by fresh China-US trade hopes

Oil prices rose on the China-US tariffs report and after Opec said it had cut output.

Pound firms as traders ramp up bets on soft Brexit

The pound firmed towards a two-month high against the dollar and the euro.

Asian markets resume rally as pound holds ground ahead of vote

Last week's rally resumed, fuelled by optimism that Beijing and Washington will eventually resolve their differences.

World stocks end strong week on tepid note

Earlier, Asian markets ended the week mostly on a higher note.

Ringgit closes 0.44% higher against the US dollar

At 6pm, the local currency was traded at 4.0950/1000 against the greenback from yesterday’s close of 4.1130/1160.

Asian markets retreat after rally as strong yen hits Tokyo

While the dollar stabilised against its major peers Thursday, it saw more losses against higher-yielding currencies.