Reference exchange rate rises on January 3 hinh anh 1The daily reference exchange rate on January 3 is set at 22,828 VND/USD.(Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The State Bank of Vietnam raised the daily reference exchange rate on January 3 by 3 VND to 22,828 VND/USD.

With the current trading band of +/- 3 percent, the ceiling rate applied by commercial banks for the day is 23,512 VND/USD and the floor rate is 22,144 VND/USD.

 The transaction office of the State Bank of Vietnam added 500 VND to the buying rate making it 23,200 VND/USD and 3 VND to the selling rate, listing it at 23,463 VND/USD.

Meanwhile, the opening hour rates at commercial banks reversed the falling trend from last week.

Vietcombank increased both rates by 5 VND, listing the buying rate at 23,160 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,250 VND/USD.

The rates at BIDV went up by 15 VND to 23,165 VND/USD (buying) and 23,255 VND/USD (selling).

 At Techcombank, the buying rate rose by 25 VND to 23,145 VND/USD and the selling rate stayed at 23,245 VND/USD, the same as on the previous day.-VNA