Reference exchange rate up 2 VND hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,159 VND per USD on October 17, up 2 VND from the previous day.

With the current trading band of +/- 3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,853 VND per USD and the floor rate at 22,464 VND/USD.

The opening hour rates at some commercial banks saw mixed fluctuations.

At 8:15 am, Vietcombank listed the buying rate at 23,110 VND/USD, and the selling rate at 23,260 VND/USD, both down 5 VND from the same time on October 16.

Meanwhile, at BIDV, the buying rate was listed at 23,145 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,265 VND/USD, both up 5 VND.

Techcombank added 7 VND to the buying rate, at 23,139 VND/USD and 2 VND to the selling rate, at 23,279 VND/USD./.