The daily reference exchange rate for VND/USD on August 8 is kept at 22,440 VND per USD (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The State Bank of Vietnam kept the daily reference exchange rate for VND/USD on August 8 unchanged from the previous day at 22,440 VND.

With the current  +/- 3 percent VND/USD trading band, the ceiling exchange rate is 23,113 VND per USD and the floor rate is 21,767 VND per USD.

Major commercial banks’ opening hour rates saw slight fluctuations.

Vietcombank raised its buying rate by 20 VND to 22,715 VND and the selling rate by 30 to 22,795 VND.

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BIDV offered 22,700 VND (buying) and 22,770 VND (selling), per USD, up 5 VND.

Techcombank kept its buying and selling rates unchanged from August 7 at 22,680 VND and 22,780 VND, per USD.-VNA