Reference exchange rate stays stable hinh anh 1The daily reference VND/USD exchange rate is set at 22,447 VND on August 24 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The daily reference VND/USD exchange rate set by the State Bank of Vietnam on August 24 stays at 22,447 VND, unchanged from the previous day.

With the current trading band of +/- 3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks on August 24 is 23,120 VND and the floor rate 21,774 VND per USD.

The opening hour rates at major commercial banks saw only slight changes from August 23.

Vietcombank raised both rates by 5 VND, buying the greenback at 22,695 VND and selling at 22,765 VND per USD.

BIDV maintained the same rates as on August 23, at 22,695 VND (buying) and 22,765 VND (selling).

Meanwhile, the buying rate at Vietinbank went up 10 VND to 22,690 VND and the selling rate was kept unchanged at 22,760 VND (selling) per USD.-VNA