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Hanoi (VNA) – The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 22,455 VND/USD on March 19, up 10 VND from the last day of previous week (March 16).

With the current trading band of +/-3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,128 VND/USD and the floor rate 21,784 VND/USD.

 The opening hour rates at major commercials stayed rather stable.

Both Vietcombank and BIDV maintained the same rates as on March 16, with the buying rate listed at 22,725 VND/USD and selling rate at 22,795 VND/USD at both banks.

Meanwhile the rates listed at Vietinbank went up 3 VND to 22,728 VND/USD (buying) and 22,795 VND/USD (selling). -VNA