Reference exchange rate up 34 VND hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,148 VND per USD on June 18, up 34 VND from the previous day.

With the current trading band of  +/- 3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial bank during the day is 23,842 VND/USD and the floor rate 22,453 VND/USD.

The rates listed at commercial banks all went up.

At 8:20 am, the rates at Vietcombank stood at 22,830 VND/USD (buying) and 23,060 VND/USD (selling), both up 10 VND from June 17.

BIDV added 15 VND to both rates, listing the buying rate at 22,865 VND and the selling rate at 23,065 VND/USD.

Meanwhile, Vietinbank raised both rates by 25 VND to 22,850 (buying) and 23,070 VND/USD (selling).

During the week from June 14 to June 18, the daily reference exchange rate was adjusted down on Monday but then around to follow an upward trend until the end of the week. It ended the week up 49 VND compared to the rate on Monday./.