Reference exchange rate up at week’s beginning hinh anh 1The reference exchange rate is at 22,440 VND on August 7 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The State Bank of Vietnam set the reference exchange rate at 22,440 VND on August 7, up 6 VND from the final transaction day of last week (August 4).

With the current trading band of  +/- 3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,113 VND and the floor rate 21,767 VND per USD.

The opening hour rates at commercial banks remained almost unchanged.

Vietcombank and BIDV kept their rates at the same level as on August 4, at 22,695 VND (buying) and 22,765 VND (selling) per USD.

[Foreign exchange reserves at record high of 42 billion USD]

Techcombank raised both rates by 5 VND to 22,680 VND (buying) and 22,780 VND (selling).- VNA