KUALA LUMPUR, May 20 — The ringgit was traded slightly weaker against the US dollar in the early session today as demand has yet to pick up, a dealer said.
At 9am, the local unit was quoted at 3.0235/0265 to a greenback from Friday’s close at 3.0200/0240.
However, the ringgit was traded higher against other major currencies.
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Healthcare workers wear masks as they take part in a protest against the local government’s plans to cut public healthcare spending in Madrid May 20, 2013. — Reuters pic
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