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    Best MYR to USD Exchange Rates Compared Live

    The best MYR to USD exchange rate is 0.2133. Compare foreign transfer and currency exchange rates, find better rates & deals.

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    Comparing MYR-USD exchange rates

    Exchange rates can vary significantly between different currency exchange providers, so it's important to compare Malaysian ringgit (MYR) to US dollar (USD) rates from different sources before making a conversion.

    The above Ringgit to Dollar comparison table makes it easy to compare the Total Fees (both variable and fixed) you are being charged vs the latest MYR-USD mid-rate (see below) and the possible savings of using another provider.


    MYR to USD Market Data

    Malaysian ringgit (MYR) to US dollar (USD) market data - latest interbank exchange rate, trend, chart & historic rates.

    1 MYR =
    0.2133We compare provider deals to this wholesale mid-market rate. Read more
    MYR to USD at 0.2138 is just 0.8% above its 3-month average of 0.212, having traded in a very stable 2.5% range from 0.2090 to 0.2142
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    05 Jul 2024
    0.7% 2 Week
    20 Apr 2024
    2.3% 3 Month
    20 Jul 2023
    2.9% 1 Year
    21 Jul 2019
    12.1% 5 Year
    22 Jul 2014
    32.1% 10 Year
    24 Jul 2004
    18.8% 20 Year
    MYR/USD historic rates & change to 19-Jul-2024

    What are equivalent amounts of MYR and USD?

    Here are some popular conversion amounts for MYR to USD (Malaysian ringgit to US dollar)*.

    RM 1 $ 0.2133
    RM 5 $ 1.0665
    RM 10 $ 2.1330
    RM 20 $ 4.2660
    RM 50 $ 10.67
    RM 100 $ 21.33
    RM 250 $ 53.33
    RM 500 $ 106.65
    RM 1,000 $ 213.30
    RM 2,000 $ 426.60
    RM 5,000 $ 1,067
    RM 10,000 $ 2,133
    RM 20,000 $ 4,266
    RM 50,000 $ 10,665
    RM 100,000 $ 21,330
    RM 4.6874 $ 1
    RM 23.44 $ 5
    RM 46.87 $ 10
    RM 93.75 $ 20
    RM 234.37 $ 50
    RM 468.74 $ 100
    RM 1,172 $ 250
    RM 2,344 $ 500
    RM 4,687 $ 1,000
    RM 9,375 $ 2,000
    RM 23,437 $ 5,000
    RM 46,874 $ 10,000
    RM 93,748 $ 20,000
    RM 234,370 $ 50,000
    RM 468,740 $ 100,000

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    *Converted at the current MYRUSD interbank exchange rate. Calculate actual payout amounts for Send Money and Travel Money exchange rates.


    Forecasts for MYR to USD


    FX analysts have provided mixed forecasts for the Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) against the US Dollar (USD). Some analysts anticipate the MYR to weaken further against a strong USD, with expectations of the USD/MYR pair trending higher towards levels possibly reaching 4.95. At the same time, there are views that the MYR could remain under pressure but might see intermittent bounces. Factors influencing these forecasts include sustained USD strength, the performance of the US economy, and market speculation regarding potential interest rate cuts by central banks.

    Read our full review of recent MYR to USD forecasts.


    How to get a good MYR to USD exchange rate

    There are several ways to save on exchange rates when converting Malaysian ringgit to US dollar:

    1. Shop around for the best MYR/USD exchange rate: Exchange rates can vary significantly between different currency exchange providers, so it's important to compare rates from different sources before making a conversion.
    2. Timing is important: Keep an eye on the MYR/USD rate on currency markets, as exchange rates can fluctuate frequently. Try to make your transactions when the exchange rate is in your favor. You can do this easily with our BER Smart Rate Tracker.
    3. Use a credit/debit or travel card that doesn't charge foreign transaction fees: Some credit cards charge additional fees for transactions made in a foreign currency, so it's important to check with your card issuer to see if they charge these fees and what their exchange rate is.
    4. Use a multi-currency account: Having a multi-currency account allows you to hold and transfer money in both MYR and USD at close to the interbank rate. It also allows you to make payments or withdrawals in the local currency while avoiding high conversion fees.
    5. Buy currency in advance: If you know that you will need foreign currency in the future, consider buying it in advance when the exchange rate is favorable.

    The key is reducing excessive costs and fees

    Generally speaking, if you are buying US dollar with Malaysian ringgit, then it's better for the MYR/USD exchange rate to be higher.

    However working against you are the fees all foreign exchange providers charge for providing their service. These fees is usually contained within the exchange rate margin (or difference to the mid-rate).

    The transaction margin you end up being charged can be considerably reduced by around a few percent (of total amount being exchanged) for travel money and possibly over 5% to 6% when sending money. The exact potential savings depends on the currencies being exchanged and the amount you are transferring and if you are willing to shop around.

    Our real-time foreign transfer and travel money/cards comparison calculators make shopping around easy and help you calculate how much you can save.

    It's worth noting that while these tips can help you save on exchange rates, it's important to be aware that no single method is guaranteed to provide the best exchange rate in every situation, and it may require some research and comparison-shopping to find the best option for your specific needs.

    Will the Malaysian ringgit rise against the US dollar?

    It is almost impossible to predict what an exchange rate will do in the future, the best approach is to monitor the currency markets and transact when an exchange rate moves in your favour.

    To help with this you can add MYR/USD to your personalised Rate Tracker to track and benefit from currency movements.

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