Reference exchange rate down on October 9 hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,156 VND per USD on October 9, down 1 VND from the previous day (October 8).

With the current trading band of +/- 3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,850 VND per USD and the floor rate at 22,461 VND/USD.

The opening hour rates at some commercial banks saw slight reductions.

At 8:25 am, Vietcombank listed the buying rate at 23,110 VND/USD, and the selling rate at 23,260 VND/USD, both down 15 VND from the same time on October 8.

BIDV kept both rates unchanged, with the buying rate listed at 23,140 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,260 VND/USD.

Techcombank cut 1 VND from both rates, listing the buying rate at 23,131 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,271 VND/USD./.