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S$ falls against greenback on strong US jobs data

Sharp SGD fall against US$ also comes as Malaysian ringgit suffers slides against the US and Singapore currencies

"The ringgit has also fallen sharply against the SGD and it's into uncharted territory." - Maybank head of FX research Saktiandi Supaat


THE Singapore dollar (SGD) fell a sharp one per cent on Monday against the greenback following stronger-than-expected US monthly jobs number and bringing a hike in US interest rates back into focus.

The SGD was quoted at S$1.3615 at 5.42pm, off an earlier low of S$1.3634

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