The daily reference exchange rate for VND/USD was set at 22,452 VND per USD on October 17 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The daily reference exchange rate for VND/USD was set at 22,452 VND per USD on October 17, up 1 VND from the previous day.

With the current trading band of  +/-3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,126 VND and the floor rate 21,778 VND.

Major commercial banks kept their rates quite stable.

Major banks cut their rates by 5 VND from the day ago.

The greenback is being bought at 22,680 VND and sold at 22,750 VND per USD, both down 5 VND from October 16, at Vietcombank and Vietinbank and BIDV.-VNA