Reference exchange rate down 5 VND at week’s beginning hinh anh 1Illustrative photo (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,191 VND per USD on September 21, down 5 VND from the last working day of previous week (September 18).

 With the current trading band of  +/-3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,887 VND/USD and the floor rate, 22,495 VND/USD.

The opening hour rates at commercial banks stayed stable.

 At 8:25 am, Vietcombank listed the buying rate at 23,060 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,270 VND/USD, both unchanged from September 18.

BIDV also kept both rates unchanged at 23,090 VND/USD (buying) and 23,270 VND/USD (selling).

 Similary, Techcombank listed its buying rate at 23,070 VND/USD and selling rate at 23,270 VND/USD, the same as on September 18.

During the week from September 14 to 18, the daily reference exchange rate was up on Monday but then followed a downward trend for most of the week before turning around to pick up on the last day of the week. It ended the week down 12 VND from Monday.

The rates listed at commercial banks changed very little during the week./.