Another weekday is coming to an end! Here’s an update on the stock and currency market movements.
The Kuala Lumpur FTSE General Index (KLCI) fell 14.18 points and closed at 1,424.98 points as of the 5pm market close on September 23, 2022, with 278 stocks up, 540 down and 378 unchanged.
Countries around the world have been relaxing their borders one after another, with foreigners no longer required to undergo quarantine measures when entering the country. After more than 2 years, the tourism and aviation industries around the world are also recovering.
If you are planning to travel abroad, here are the latest exchange rates for the Malaysian and foreign currencies as of September 23.
According to the latest exchange rate from money changers in Selangor, the ringgit has dropped to 4.56 to the US dollar, or RM4.568 to US$1. In Singapore, the exchange rate is RM3.2 for S$1 or RM3.217 for S$1.
For the Thai baht, the exchange rate is RM12.25 for 100 baht or RM12.39 for 100 baht. For the RMB, the exchange rate is RM64.23 for 100 yuan or RM64.78 for 100 yuan.
For the Japanese yen and Korean won, RM32.38 is equivalent to 1,000 yen and RM3.335 is equivalent to 1,000 Korean won.