The daily reference rate for November 19 was unchanged from the last day of previous week. Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi,  (VNA) - The daily reference exchange rate on November 19 was kept unchanged from the last day of the previous week (November 16), standing at 22,721 VND per USD.

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 also stayed stable.

Vietcombank and BIDV kept both rates unchanged from November 16, listing the buying rate at 23,265 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,355 VND/USD.

Both the rates at Techcombank were also the same as on November 16, with the buying rate at 23,245 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,355 VND/USD.

Last week (November 12-16), the reference exchange rate went up on the first two days but turned around to fall on the last three days. It opened the week at 22,725 VND/USD but ended at 22,721 VND per USD.

The rates listed at commercial banks fluctuated throughout the week, but overall ending the week higher than on Monday.-VNA