Reference exchange rate down 5 VND hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA)
- The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,138 VND per USD on December 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 23,832 VND/USD and the floor rate, 22,444 VND/USD.

The opening hour rates at most commercial banks remained stable.

At 8:30 am, Vietcombank listed the buying rate at 23,010 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,220 VND/USD, unchanged from December 17.

BIDV also kept both rates unchanged at 23,040 VND/USD (buying) and 23,220 VND/USD (selling).

During the week from December 14 to December 18, the daily reference exchange rate fluctuated variably but ended the week down 5 VND from the rate at the week’s beginning.

 The rates listed at most commercial banks stayed stable throughout the week./.