The daily reference exchange rate was set at 22,988 VND/USD on April 8 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - The daily reference exchange rate was set at 22,988 VND/USD on April 8, unchanged from the last working day of previous week (April 5).

With the current trading band of  +/- 3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,675 VND/USD and the floor rate 22,299 VND/USD.

The opening hour rates at commercial banks continued to stay stable.

As of 8:15 am, both Vietcombank and BIDV listed the buying rate at 23,150 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,250 VND/USD, the same rates as on April 5.

Techcombank also maintained the same rates as on April 5, at 23,130 VND per USD (buying) and 23,250 VND/USD (selling).

During the week from April 1-5, the daily reference exchange rate opened the week down but was then advised up on Wednesday. It turned around to drop on the next day only to go up again on Friday. Overall, the rate gained a total 12 VND over the week.

Meanwhile, the opening hour rates at commercial banks stayed stable throughout the week.-VNA