Ringgit to continue upward trend next 7 days

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit is very likely to proceed its uptrend versus the US greenback up coming week and re-endeavor to crack beneath the psychologically-vital 4.00 stage upcoming 7 days, claimed an analyst.

FXTM current market analyst Han Tan stated the ringgit would keep on its upward trajectory delivered that the hazard-on sentiment remained intact.

“Nevertheless, ought to the dollar lengthen its rebound or if domestic political dangers are ramped up, then the US greenback as opposed to ringgit (USD/MYR) pair may well mark a return to the 4.05 resistance degree when more, ” he advised Bernama.

For the 7 days forward, he mentioned that marketplaces will be relying on the Federal Reserve officers for any possible clues as to when they could ease back on their asset obtaining programme.

“These cues may well prompt gyrations throughout wide asset lessons, including the dollar and the broader foreign trade universe. Developments encompassing the world-wide pandemic may well also go on obtaining a major say in the international monetary marketplaces, specially if matters consider a considerable transform for the worse, ” he added.

For the week just finished, Hong Leong Financial institution Bhd in a investigate note reported the ringgit was traded as substantial as 3.9957 compared to the US greenback during the initial trading working day of the yr, but the pair had given that trended down steadily, amid bullish US dollar sentiments.

“However, we think this could be brief-lived as the US greenback weak spot resumes. We are looking at a probable vary of 3.98-4.04 in the 7 days ahead, ” it additional.

On Friday-to-Thursday foundation, the ringgit was lessen towards the US greenback at 4.0300/0340 compared to 4.0200/0250 in the previous 7 days.

The regional currency was traded firmer in opposition to other important currencies except for the Singapore dollar.

It appreciated towards the Japanese yen to 3.8813/8863 from 3.9018/9078, enhanced as opposed to the British pound to 5.4804/4875 from 5.4905/4977 and acquired from the euro to 4.9319/9384 from 4.9358/9427 on Thursday very last week.

The ringgit, on the other hand, depreciated in opposition to the Singapore greenback to 3.0420/0459 from 3.0395/0444 previously. – Bernama