Reference exchange rate up 26 VND on October 19 hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate for the US dollar at 23,663 VND/USD on October 19, up 26 VND from the previous day.

With the current trading band of  +/- 5%, the ceiling rate applicable to commercial banks during the day is 24,846 VND/USD and the floor rate 22,479 VND/USD.

The opening-hour rates at many commercial banks increased.

At 8:35 am, BIDV listed the buying rate at 24,295 VND/USD and the selling rate at 24,575 VND/USD, both up 15 VND from the end of October 18.

Meanwhile, Vietcombank kept both rates unchanged at 24,240 VND/USD (buying) and the selling rate at 24,550 VND/USD (selling)./.