Reference exchange rate goes up by 8 VND (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA)
– The State Bank of Vietnam set its reference VND/USD exchange rate at 22,460 VND/USD on the morning of October 18, up by 8 VND from the day ago.
With the current /- 3 percent VND/USD trading band, the ceiling exchange rate is 23,134 VND per USD and the floor rate is 21,786 VND per USD.

Major commercial banks kept their rates quite stable.

Vietcombank offered its buying and selling rates at 22,685 VND and 22,755 VND, per USD, up by 5 VND compared with October 17.

Vietinbank and BIDV set 22,680 VND (buying) and 22,750 VND (selling), per USD, unchanged from the day earlier.-VNA