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Ringgit flight continues, currency hits fresh 17-year low

International reserves fall to US$94.5b - still a comfortable level, says central bank

The Malaysian ringgit hit a 16-year low on July 6, 2015

Kuala Lumpur

THE ringgit tumbled by about one per cent against the US dollar to 4.1855 on Friday, as investors shrugged off Prime Minister Najib Razak's assurances the day before that Malaysia's economic resilience would see it through the current political and currency crises without the