Historic United States dollar Malaysian ringgit

United States dollar malaysian ringgit history since 15/04/2024 until today (0 years). Search for USD to MYR exchange rate history for a particular date, month or year.

is the currency (supplied by Federal Reserve Bank and the currency supplied by Bank Negara Malaysia. The USD MYR historical data can be seen on the United States dollar malaysian ringgit historical chart.

18/03/2020: COVID-19 Pandemic Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic caused a sharp decline in the value of the ringgit, as global markets experienced volatility and economic slowdown.

12/08/2015: Ringgit Depreciation

The Malaysian ringgit experienced a significant depreciation against major currencies due to falling oil prices and global economic uncertainties.

21/07/2005: Removal of Currency Peg

The Malaysian government removed the fixed exchange rate peg to the US dollar, allowing the ringgit to float freely based on market forces.

02/07/1997: Asian Financial Crisis

The Malaysian ringgit was heavily affected by the Asian financial crisis, leading to a currency devaluation and introduction of capital controls.

12/06/1985: Currency Pegged to the US Dollar

The Malaysian ringgit was pegged to the US dollar at a fixed exchange rate of RM2.50 per USD to stabilize the economy.

29/08/1975: Change to Malaysian Ringgit

The Malaysian dollar was renamed as the Malaysian ringgit, with the currency symbol RM, to reflect the country's independence and identity.

12/06/1967: Introduction of the Malaysian Dollar

The Malaysian dollar was introduced as the official currency of Malaysia, replacing the Malaya and British Borneo dollar.