The ringgit continued its downtrend against the US dollar today, weighed on by weaker oil prices, dealerssaid.
At 9am, the ringgit was quoted at RM4.1190/1250 to the US dollar, from RM4.1010/1070 at yesterday's closing.
The global benchmark, Brent Crude, was down 73 cents or 1.81 percent to US$39.66 per barrel yesterday, after gaining four percent last week.
Meanwhile, the ringgit was mostly weaker against other major currencies.
It was lower against the Singapore dollar at RM2.9880/9941 from RM2.9825/9884 yesterday and weakened against the yen to RM3.6157/6219 from RM3.6107/6163.
However, the local unit appreciated against the British pound at RM5.8786/8893 from yesterday's RM5.8812/8915, but eased against the euro to RM4.5709/5792 from RM4.5574/5658.