Weakened yuan, reduced economic growth also dampen consumer sentiment.
Tahap psikologi ringgit pada 4.20 turut diberi tumpuan sekiranya ia kembali menjadi tumpuan jika yuan terus tidak menentu.
A market trader says the ringgit would come back into focus if the yuan tumult holds.
The local note is at its low for three consecutive days.
At 9.05am, the ringgit stood at 4.1930 against the greenback from yesterday’s close of 4.1910.
Pegawai China membayangkan mereka enggan bersetuju dengan perjanjian terma menyeluruh semasa rundingan perdagangan AS-China minggu ini.
China has launched a new market, encouraging technology companies to list at home.
FTSE Russell mengumumkan Malaysia dikekalkan dalam penanda arasnya, iaitu Indeks Bon Kerajaan Dunia, begitu juga China.
Thailand's current-account surplus and foreign reserves shelters the Baht.
The yuan is set for its 11th day of losses against the dollar which would be its most prolonged slump.
AS akan mengenakan levi tambahan 5% tarif ke atas barangan China bernilai AS$300 bilion bermula 1 Sept.
The continuous devaluation of the yuan due to the current US-China trade wars could impact the ringgit in the long run.
US-China trade war and the potential global recession weighed on markets led China's currency slid on Monday to its weakest point in more than 11 years.
Gold prices leapt higher and benchmark Treasury yields hit their lowest since July 2016 as investors fled to safer assets.
The yuan’s fall, combined with declines in Hong Kong stocks, has pushed the dollars lower and boosted the yen.
China officials are sticking to a cautious monetary strategy even as tensions with the US worsen.
Conflicts with the US could expand from the trade front into other areas, including politics, military and technology, financial experts warn.
In an intensifying trade war, US tariffs on China imports could take a huge toll on its economic growth.
The local note rose against the British pound to 5.0773/0851 from Thursday's close of 5.0865/0922 and improved against the euro to 4.6815/6876 from 4.6896/6949.
China's shunning of US agricultural products further inflames an escalating dispute between the world's two largest economies that is dragging into a second year, rattling financial markets.
The People's Bank of China calls the designation 'wayward unilateralism and protectionism.'
After China allowed the yuan to fall below 7 to the dollar, US has taken a stand accusing China of manipulating its currency.
The rupee has fallen as much as 1.4% against the dollar today as uncertainty over Kashmir looms.
The People's bank of China sets its daily reference rate at a weaker level than 6.9 for the first time since December.