Reference exchange rate down 21 VND hinh anh 1Illustrative image. (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,175 VND/USD on December 10, down 21 VND from the previous day.

With the current trading band of /-3 percent, the ceiling rate applicable to commercial banks during the day is 23,870 VND/USD and the floor rate 22,479 VND/USD.

The opening-hour rates at commercial banks saw strong fluctuations.

At 8:35 am, Vietcombank listed the buying rate at 22,830 VND/USD, down 41 VND from December 9, and the selling rate at 23,100 VND/USD, down 75 VND.

Meanwhile, BIDV raised both rates by 50 VND to 22,860 VND/USD (buying) and 23,100 VND/USD  (selling).

During the week from December 6-10, the daily reference exchange rate followed an upward trend for the first three days before turning around to drop on the last two days. It ended the week up 10 VND./.