The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate for the US dollar at 23,128 VND/USD on January 6, down 9 VND from the previous day.
With the current trading band of +/- 3 percent, the ceiling rate applicable to commercial banks during the day is 23,821 VND/USD and the floor rate 22,434 VND/USD.
The opening-hour rate at commercial banks dropped.
At 8:20 am, Vietcombank listed the buying rate at 22,590 VND/USD and the selling rate at 22,900 VND/USD, both down 20 VND from the rates at the same hours on January 5.
Meanwhile, BIDV kept both rates unchanged from the previous day at 22,610 VND/USD (buying) and 22,890 VND/USD (selling).