Reference exchange rate down 18 VND

Friday, October 15, 2021  11:03

The daily reference exchange rate is set at 23,159 VND/USD on October 15 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,159 VND/USD on October 15, down 18 VND from the previous day.

With the current trading band of +/- 3 percent, the ceiling rate applicable to commercial banks during the day is 23,853 VND/USD and the floor rate 22,411 VND/USD.

The opening-hour rates at commercial banks saw slight fluctuations.

At 8:15, Vietcombank listed the buying rate at 22,630 VND/USD, up 10 VND from October 14 but kept the selling rate unchanged at 22,860 VND/USD.

BIDV kept both rates unchanged at 22,660 VND/USD (buying) and 22,860 VND/USD (selling).

During the week from October 11-15, the exchange rate followed an upward trend for most of the week but turned around on Friday. It ended the week 11 VND lower than the rate on Monday./.