The State Bank of Vietnam adjusted the daily reference exchange rate down for the second day, setting the rate at 22,953 VND per USD on March 21, dropping 5 VND from March 20 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - The State Bank of Vietnam adjusted the daily reference exchange rate down for the second day, setting the rate at 22,953 VND per USD on March 21, dropping 5 VND from March 20.

With the current trading band of +/- 3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,641 VND/USD and the floor rate 22,265 VND/USD.

 Meanwhile, the opening hour rates at commercial banks saw slight fluctuations from March 20.

Vietcombank and BIDV cut both rates by 5 VND, listing the buying rate at 23,155 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,255 VND/USD.

Techcombank kept the buying rate unchanged from March 20 at 23,130 VND/USD and raised the selling rate by 10 VND to 23,270 VND/USD.-VNA