Decline in sales of US retail and food services rekindled interests in ringgit.
US' decision to suspend tariff hike on China has encouraged investment in the dollar.
Low oil prices are not providing support for local currency.
Ringgit, however, trades mixed against other major currencies.
If EU and UK PM agree on a deal this week, enough lawmakers will support it to ensure an orderly Brexit.
Boost comes as China and US engage in dialogue again.
Futures in New York edged higher Friday but are down around 6% this week.
The release of weaker-than-expected US manufacturing and employment data provides support for Asian currencies.
The ringgit traded mostly higher against other major currencies.
Demand for the ringgit remained intact after FTSE Russell decided to keep Malaysia on its benchmark World Government Bond Index.
Weaknesses in oil prices also weighed down the ringgit.
Oil prices also take a hit.
Investors are concern about a possible conflict in the Middle East after last week's attacks on Aramco's oil refineries.
Given the level of uncertainty into the weekend, prices could remain skewed to the upside, says an analyst.
The ringgit traded mostly higher against other major currencies except for the British pound.
Further monetary easing by the Fed may give push to ringgit.
The discussion this week will centre around how badly the positive outlook of last year has eroded.
Government funds may swoop in to limit the decline in Saudi stocks, says an analyst.
Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman has promised to push Opec members to curb production.
Traders are expecting much more volatility in sterling in the coming months.
Goldman Sachs expects the Reserve Bank of India to reduce interest rates by 50 basis points in the next quarter.
Italy's bond market was one of the bloc's best performers as investors grabbed the positive-yielding debt.
The pause on trade hostilities between the US and China has had a positive effect on oil prices.
The yuan is set for its 11th day of losses against the dollar which would be its most prolonged slump.