The higher price of crude oil is also helping to boost sentiment on the of around for the US dollar-to-ringgit exchange rate in the first half. So, should we be worried about further weakness in the ringgit, considering that the exchange rate at RM against the dollar has already. The Star Online: Your source for Malaysia latest news, headlines and videos on politics, business, world, sports, lifestyle, entertainment, Exchange Rates. Wild cards in the form of uncertain US Trump administration policies and Brexit negotiation fallout have spooked some international investors to chase safe haven assets. Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. Separately, private-sector economists recently upgraded their growth forecast for Malaysia to arosund 4. A Special Data Dissemination Standard SDDS requirement. Tencent applies for licence to offer WeChat Pay in Malaysia. From conservative to fastest growing bank THEIR story is one that is long and rich in history. You May Be Interested. For seven consecutive weeks, foreign investors have been net buyers on Bursa Malaysia. Content Partner Our Radio Stations. IRB's tax collection year-to-date exceeds same period last year. Malaysia may reevaluate trade with France over palm biofuels stand. Billionaire Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday reported a 15 percent drop in second-quarter profit, as lower investment gains and a loss from insurance underwriting offset improvement in its BNSF railroad business 5 August 6: Billionaire Warren Buffett's Berkshire profit falls. In December , the United States started to raise interest rates for the first time since the financial crisis. Public Bank game changer. That is a decline of more than 10 spots within a span of three years. There are two consequences of under or over valuation of a currency — the winners and the losers.