The reference exchange rate was set at 22,698 VND/USD on September 12 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - The reference exchange rate was adjusted down on September 12 after rising for two consecutive days since the beginning of the week, being set at 22,698 VND/USD, down 5 VND from the previous day.

With the current trading band of +/- 3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,378 VND/USD and the floor rate 22,018 VND/USD.

The opening hour rates at commercial banks also dropped from the previous day.

Vietcombank cut both rates by 15 VND, listing the buying rate at 23,245 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,325 VND/USD.

BIDV reduced both rates by 5 VND, buying the greenback at 23,245 VND/USD and selling at 23,325 VND/USD.

Techcombank slashed the buying rate by 20 VND to 23,220 VND/USD and the selling rate by 10 VND to 23,330 VND/USD.-VNA