The State Bank of Vietnam raised the daily reference exchange rate on January 4 by 1 VND to 22,829 VND/USD (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The State Bank of Vietnam raised the daily reference exchange rate on January 4 by 1 VND to 22,829 VND/USD.

With the current trading band of +/- 3 percent, the ceiling rate applied by commercial banks for the day is 23,513 VND/USD and the floor rate is 22,145 VND/USD.

The transaction office of the State Bank of Vietnam kept both rates unchanged from the previous day at 23,200 VND/USD (buying) and 23,463 VND/USD (selling).

Meanwhile, the opening hour rates at commercial banks returned to the falling trend after rising on January 3.  

Vietcombank maintained both rates at the same levels as on January 3, listing the buying rate at 23,160 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,250 VND/USD.

The rates at BIDV went down by 5 VND to 23,160 VND/USD (buying) and 23,250 VND/USD (selling).

At Techcombank, the buying rate dropped by 15 VND to 23,130 VND/USD and the selling rate reduced by 5 VND to 23,240 VND/USD.-VNA