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Hanoi (VNA)
– The daily reference exchange rate for VND/USD was set at 22,258 VND per USD on March 9, up 12 VND from the day before.

With the current +/- 3 percent VND/USD trading band, the ceiling exchange rate is 22,925 VND per USD and the floor rate is 21,591 VND per USD.

The opening hour rates at commercial banks saw strong fluctuations.

Vietcombank listed its rates at 22,790 VND (buying) and 22,860 VND (selling) per USD, both up 40 VND from March 8.

BIDV raised both its rates by 25 VND, to 22,780 VND (buying) and 22,850 VND (selling) per USD.

Meanwhile, Techcombank cut both its rates by 20 VND, listing the buying rate at 22,740 VND and the selling rate at 22,840 VND per USD.-VNA