Reference exchange rate up 17 VND on April 27 hinh anh 1The daily reference exchange rate on April 27 is set at 22,539 VND/USD.

Hanoi (VNA) - The State Bank of Vietnam continued to raise the daily reference exchange rate on April 27, setting it at 22,539 VND/USD, up 17 VND from April 26.

With the current trading band of +/- 3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,232 VND/USD and the floor rate 21,788 VND/USD.

Meanwhile, the opening hour rates at major commercial banks stayed stable or dropped slightly.

BIDV kept both rates unchanged from April 26, listing the buying rate at 22,735 VND/USD and the selling rate at 22,805 VND/USD.

Vietinbank also maintained the same rates as on April 26, at 22,732 VND/USD (buying) and 22,802 VND/USD (selling).

Meanwhile, Vietcombank cut both rates by 5 VND, with the buying rate today standing at 22,730 VND/USD and the selling rate at 22,800 VND/USD.

The daily reference exchange rate has been on an upward trend this week, rising from 22,507 VND/USD on Monday to 22,539 VND/USD on Friday.

However, the rates listed at major commercial banks were rather stable, with the buying rate fluctuating from 22,730 VND/USD to 22,740 VND/USD, and the selling rate hovering around 22,805 VND/USD. -VNA