KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit declined against the US dollar on Thursday morning as investors anticipate the resumptions of a trade war between the US and China, a dealer said. At 9am, the ringgit was at 4.1620/1650 against the greenback from 4.1550/1600 at Wednesday's close. President Donald Trump reportedly told the media that he has no specific date for a restart in US-China trade talks. My deadline is what’s up here,” while pointing to his head during a news conference Wednesday at the White House. Vis-a-vis the pound, the local unit was better at 5.2820/2862 to 5.2922/2003 at last Wednesday's close.
Source: The Star June 13, 2019 01:52 UTC