Reference exchange rate unchanged on October 5 hinh anh 1The daily reference exchange rate was kept at 22,720 VND/USD on October 5 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - The State Bank of Vietnam kept the daily reference exchange rate on October 5 at 22,720 VND/USD, unchanged from the previous day.

With the current trading band of +/- 3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,401 VND/USD and the floor rate 22,038 VND/USD.

The opening hour rates at commercial banks saw slight rises compared to October 4.

Vietcombank raised both rates by 10 VND, listing the buying rate at 23,310 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,390 VND/USD.

BIDV is listing the buying rate at 23,310 VN/USD and the selling rate at 23,390 VND/USD, both up 5 VND from October 3.

  Techcombank also added 10 VND to both rates, buying the greenback at 23,290 VND/USD and selling at 23,390 VND/USD.

The reference exchange rate started the week from October 1 unchanged from the last day of previous week, but was on the rising trend for three consecutive following days before stopping on Friday.

The rates listed at commercial banks dropped on the first day of the week, stayed stable for the next two days but rose on the last two days.-VNA