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Hanoi (VNA) – The State Bank of Vietnam adjusted the daily reference exchange rate up on the first day of the week (August 13), setting the rate at 22,686 VND/USD, an increase of 10 VND from the rate on the last day of previous week (August 10).

With the current trading band of +/- 3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,366 VND/USD and the floor rate 22,006 VND/USD.

The opening hour rates at commercial banks stayed stable, with Vietcombank, BIDV and Techcombank all maintained the same rates as on August 10.

Vietcombank is listing the buying rate at 23,260 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,340 VND/USD.

The rates at BIDV stand at 23,250 VND/USD (buying) and 23,330 VND/USD (selling).

Techcombank is buying the greenback at 23,240 VND/USD and selling at 23,340 VND/USD.

 The reference exchange rate stood unchanged at 22,676 VND/USD on the first two days of the week from August 6 to 10. It went down on the next two days before rising on the last day of the week, ending the week also at 22,676 VND per USD.

Meanwhile, the rates listed at commercial banks saw mixed changes throughout the week. Despite the fluctuations during the week, the rates at Vietcombank on August 13 were the same as last Monday, while the rates listed by BIDV were 10 VND lower than that one week ago.-VNA