The State Bank of Vietnam kept the daily reference VND/USD exchange rate on August 17 unchanged from the day before. Illustrative image (Source: VNA)
Hanoi, (VNA) – The State Bank of Vietnam kept the daily reference VND/USD exchange rate on August 17 unchanged from the day before at 22,450 VND.

With the current trading band of +/- 3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,123 VND and the floor rate 21,777 VND per USD.

The opening hour rates at major commercial banks also stayed stable, with Vietcombank and Techcombank maintaining the same rates as on August 16.

Vietcombank is buying the greenback at 22,690 VND and selling at 22,760 VND.

Techcombank listed the buying rate at 22,670 VND and the selling rate at 22,770 VND per USD.

Meanwhile, BIDV raised both rates by 5 VND, to 22,695 VND (buying) and 22,765 VND (selling) per USD.-VNA