The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,137 VND per USD on February 9. (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,137 VND per USD on February 9, down 12 VND from the previous day.

With the current trading band of +/-3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,831 VND/USD and the floor rate, 22,443 VND/USD.

The opening hour rates at some commercial banks saw a strong decrease.

At 8:25 am, Vietcombank listed the buying rate at 22,830 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,040 VND/USD, both down by 50 VND from February 8.

BIDV cut both rates by 30 VND, listing the rates at 22,880 VND/USD (buying) and 23,080 VND/USD (selling).

At Vietinbank, both rates were adjusted down by 48 VND, offering 22,810 VND/USD (buying) and 23,057 VND/USD (selling)./.

VNA