The ringgit continued its downtrend to open lower against the US dollar today on continued selling of the emerging currencies, including ringgit, dealers said.
At 9.10am, the ringgit was quoted at 4.3540/3600 against the greenback from 4.3275/3325 yesterday.
The ringgit was also traded lower against other major currencies.
It declined against the Singapore dollar to 3.0460/0528 from yesterday's 3.0330/0374 and fell against the yen to 3.6453/6510 from 3.6277/6325 yesterday.
The local unit eased against the pound sterling to 6.6512/6621 from 6.6038/6127 yesterday and weakened against the euro to 4.8608/8684 from 4.8299/8372 previously.