Ringgit falls to 2018 low as Asia currencies weaken


US dollar continues to advance against the ringgit. - Bloomberg chart

KUALA LUMPUR: Ringgit declined to its lowest level this year on Tuesday as most Asian emerging markets currencies trade weaker amid concerns over an intensifying US-China trade war and following the dollar’s advance overnight.

* US$/Ringgit climbs as much as 0.2% to 4.0860, highest since Dec. 27.

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