Reference exchange rate continues to rise hinh anh 1The daily reference exchange rate was set at 22,492 VND/USD on April 19, up 10 VND from the previous day. (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi, (VNA) – The daily reference exchange rate set by the State Bank of Vietnam continues to rise on April 19, standing at 22,492 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 23,170 VND/USD and the floor rate 21,726 VND/USD.

The opening hour rates at major commercial banks also went up by between 10-14 VND/USD.

Vietcombank and BIDV listed the buying rate at 22,745 VND/USD and the selling rate at 22,815 VND/USD, both up 10 VND from April 18.

The rates listed at Vietinbank were revised up 14 VND/USD, with the buying rate standing at 22,748 VND/US and the selling rate 22,818 VND/USD.

This is the second day in a row that the daily reference exchange rate has been adjusted up this week, after going down in the first two days. -VNA