Reference exchange rate opens new week with rise hinh anh 1The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate for June 18 at 22,602 VND/USD.
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Hanoi (VNA) – The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate for June 18, the first day of the week, at 22,602 VND/USD, up 7 VND from the last day of previous week.  

With the current trading band of + /-3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,280 VND/USD and the floor rate 21,926 VND/USD.

The opening hour rates at commercial banks either stayed unchanged or saw slight rises.

Vietcombank and BIDV maintained the same rates as on June 15, buying the greenback at 22,785 VND/USD and selling at 22,855 VND/USD.  

Techcombank adjusted both rates up by 10 VND, listing the buying rate at 22,765 VND/USD and the selling rate at 22,865 VND/USD.

The reference exchange rate was on a rising trend throughout the week from June 11 to 15, opening the week at 22,567 VND/USD and ending at 22,595 VND/USD.

Meanwhile, the trend at commercial banks was mixed during the week.

The buying rate at Vietcombank opened the week at 22,765 VND/USD and ended the week at 22,755 VND per USD. The selling rate started the week at 22,835 VND/USD, and ended at 22,845 VND per USD.

At BIDV the buying rate was at 22,765 VND/USD on the first day of the week and 22,775 VND/USD on the last day. The selling rate was 22,835 VND/USD and 22,845 VND/USD, respectively.

At Techcombank, the buying rate stood at 22,745 VND/USD on Monday (June 11) and 22,755 VND/USD on June 15. The selling rate was at 22,845 VND/USD on Monday and 22,855 VND/USD on Friday. -VNA