SINGAPORE (Feb 12): The ringgit is expected to weaken in the second quarter amid a rising likelihood of the US raising interest rates on anticipation of a higher inflation rate in the US between April and August, says Deutsche Bank for Asia-Pacific chief economist Michael Spencer.

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