Ringgit rise 'orderly' says Malaysia

Malaysia has said the strengthening of the ringgit currency to an eight-year high against the dollars is "orderly" and in line with expectations, newspaper reports said.

"Other currencies have strengthened across the board so this in essence is an expected development," Bank Negara governor Zeti Akhtar Aziz was quoted as saying in the New Straits Times.

"The movement remains orderly and orderly movement of the currency is important," said Zeti, who has previously said the bank will keep the rin