The State Bank of Vietnam raised the reference exchange rate for the second consecutive day on April 5. Illustrative image (​Photo: VNA)

Hanoi, (VNA) – The State Bank of Vietnam raised the reference exchange rate for the second consecutive day on April 5, setting the rate at 22,467 VND/USD, up 10 VND from the previous day.

With the current trading band of +/- 3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,145 VND/USD and the floor rate 21,801 VND/USD.

Meanwhile the opening hour rates at major commercial banks were rather stable.

Both Vietcombank and BIDV kept their listed rates unchanged from April 4, at 22,775 VND/USD (buying) and 22,845 VND/USD (selling).  

Vietinbank adjusted its rates up 5 VND from the previous day, listing the buying rate at 22,777 VND/USD and the selling rate at 22,847 VND/USD. -VNA