Reference exchange rate up on September 18
With the current trading band of +/- 3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,837 VND per USD and the floor rate at 22,449 VND/USD.
The opening hour rates at commercial banks fluctuated variably.
At 8:20 am, Vietcombank listed the buying rate at 23,150 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,300 VND/USD, both up 15 VND from the same time on September 17.
BIDV kept both rates unchanged, with the buying rate listed at 23,180 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,300 VND/USD.
Meanwhile, Techcombank raised both rates by 13 VND, listing the buying rate at 23,160 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,300 VND/USD./.