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S-E Asian currencies hammered in wobbly quarter, woes persist

Ringgit is the worst performer among peers, Sing$ sinks to new six-year low

Malaysia's ringgit suffered the biggest losses on the currency front on Tuesday, plumbing yet another fresh 17-year low of RM4.48/US$. The unit has lost 16 per cent over the past three months.


AS battered regional currencies bid adieu to one rough quarter, another rocky one awaits with fear factors such as China's slowdown and a commodity slump showing no signs of going away.

And if one agrees with economists' view that the softening global growth is less tied