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Hanoi (VNA) - The State Bank of Vietnam adjusted the daily reference exchange rate on October 24 up for the second consecutive day to 22,721 VND per USD, an increase of 2 VND from the previous day (October 23).

 With the current trading band of +/- 3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,402 VND/USD and the floor rate 22,040 VND/USD.

The opening hour rates at commercial banks stayed stable.

Both Vietcombank and BIDV kept their rates unchanged from October 23, listing the buying rate at 23,300 VND/USD, and the selling rate at 23,390 VND/USD.

Techcombank also maintained the same rates as on October 23 at 23,280 VND/USD (buying) and 23,390 VND/USD (selling).

This week the reference exchange rate was adjusted down on Monday but up on Tuesday and today.-VNA