KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 21): AirAsia Bhd group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said the ringgit's strengthening is long overdue, as the currency has been undervalued for a long time.
Fernandes said this via Twitter today. "Great to see the Malaysian currency strengthening. Long overdue. Exports, great tourism, inflows growing. (Ringgit) been undervalued for a long time."
At 12:44pm today, the ringgit strengthened to 4.1440 against the U.S. dollar. Over the last one year, the ringgit had appreciated to current levels against the U.S. dollar from 4.5002.