Reference exchange rate down 5 VND on August 18 hinh anh 1The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,209 VND per USD on August 18 (Photo: VNA)
 
Hanoi (VNA) - The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,209 VND per USD on August 18, down 5 VND from the previous day.

With the current trading band of +/-3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,905 VND/USD and the floor rate, 22,513 VND/USD.

The opening hour rates at commercial banks stayed stable.

At 8:15 am, Vietcombank listed the buying rate at 23,060 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,270 VND/USD, both unchanged from the previous day.

Meanwhile, BIDV cut both rates by 5 VND to 23,085 VND/USD (buying) and 23,265 VND/USD (selling)./. 
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