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Hanoi (VNA) –
The daily reference exchange rate opens the week on July 2 down 15 VND from the last day of previous week (June 29) to 22,635 VND/USD.

With the current trading band of +/- 3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,314 VND/USD and the floor rate 21,956 VND/USD.

The opening hour rates at commercial banks saw slight rises compared to June 29.

The rates listed at Vietcombank were 22,920 VND/USD (buying) and 22,990 VND/USD (selling), both up 5 VND.

The rates at BIDV also rose 5 VND to 22,925 VND/USD (buying) and 22,995 VND/USD (selling).

Techcombank added 5 VND to both rates, listing the buying rate at 22,900 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,000 VND/USD.

Last week, the daily reference exchange rate was adjusted down on Monday but then it went up for three consecutive days before going down on Friday.

The trend of VND/USD exchange rates at banks was mixed throughout the week, staying stable on Monday, rising strongly over the next two days, dropping on Thursday and going up again on the last day of the week.-VNA