Ringgit Jumps Most in 17 Years as Rupiah Surges on Stock Inflows

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  • Biggest Malaysia trade surplus in nine months as oil rises
  • Ringgit, rupiah remain Asia's worst-performing currencies

The ringgit strengthened the most since 1998 as Malaysia reported its biggest trade surplus in nine months and crude oil prices climbed, while resurgent global demand for Indonesian assets helped drive the rupiah’s biggest gain in six years.

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