The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar this morning on renewed buying interest. (File pix)

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar this morning on renewed buying interest.

At 9.17am, the local unit stood at 4.1895/1935 against the greenback, from Monday’s close of 4.1900/1930.

However, against a basket of other major currencies, the ringgit was traded mostly lower.

It fell against the Singapore dollar to 3.0767/0803 from 3.0755/0799 on Monday, but rose against the Japanese yen to 3.6857/6895 from 3.6955/6992 yesterday.

The local unit eased against the euro to 4.8896/8955 from 4.8767/8819, and declined against the British pound to 5.4966/5023 from Monday’s 5.4793/4844 -- BERNAMA

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