With the current trading band of +/-3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,862 VND/USD and the floor rate 22,471 VND/USD.

Transactions at HDBank. (Photo for illustration)

The rates listed at major commercial banks saw remarkable fluctuations.

At 8:25 am, Vietcombank listed the buying rate at 22,950 VND/USD and the selling rate 23,160 VND/USD, both up 5 VND from April 23.

BIDV cut 30 VND from both rates, listing the buying rate at 22,945 VND/USD and the selling rate at 23,145 VND/USD.

Vietinbank reduced both rates by 20 VND to 22,935 VND/USD (buying) and 23,145 VND/USD (selling).

During the week from April 19 to 23, the daily reference exchange rate fluctuated slightly but ended the week down from the beginning of the week.

Source: VNA