Reference exchange rate up 8 VND hinh anh 1Transactons at Vietcombank (Illustrative image. Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) –
The State Bank of Vietnam raised the daily reference exchange rate on January 9 to 22,835 VND/USD, up 8 VND from the previous day.

With the current trading band of +/- 3 percent, the ceiling rate applied by commercial banks for the day is 23,519 VND/USD and the floor rate is 22,151 VND/USD.

The rates listed at the transaction office of the State Bank of Vietnam dropped by 2 VND from January 8 to 23,200 VND/USD (buying) and 23,462 VND/USD (selling).

The opening hour rates at commercial banks saw slight fluctuation.  

Vietcombank kept both rates unchanged from January 8, listing the buying rate at 23,155 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,245 VND/USD.

However, BIDV added 10 VND to both rates, listing the buying rate at 23,165 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,255 VND/USD.

Meanwhile, the buying rate at Techcombank remained at 23,135 VND/USD (buying) but the selling rate dropped by 5 VND to 23,240 VND/USD.-VNA