Reference exchange rate up 2 VND hinh anh 1Illustrative image. (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) - The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate for the US dollar at 23,142 VND/USD on May 19, up 2 VND from the previous day.

With the current trading band of +/-3 percent, the ceiling rate applicable to commercial banks during the day is 23,836 VND/USD and the floor rate 22,447 VND/USD.

The opening-hour rates at some commercial banks slightly rose.

At 8:30 am, BIDV listed the buying rate at 23,005 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,285 VND/USD, both up 5 VND compared to the closuring rates on May 18.

Meanwhile, Vietcombank also adjusted both rates up by 5 VND compared to the closuring rates on the previous day, listing at 22,975 VND/USD (buying) and 23,285 VND/USD (selling)./.