Exchange rates in banks ease

Update: June, 07/2014 - 09:32

HA NOI  (VNS) – The exchange rates in commercial banks tended to ease yesterday after hitting the ceiling over the last two days.

While the Asia Commercial Bank maintained the dollar's buying rate at VND21,155 and its selling rate at VND21,235, Vietcombank reduced the rates by VND6, with the buying and selling rates being VND21,180 and VND21,240 respectively.

Vietinbank lowered the dollar buying and selling rates by VND25 to reach VND21,170 and VND21,230, respectively, while Eximbank reduced them by VND20 and VND10 to end at VND21,155 and VND21,235 respectively.

At the Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam, the buying rate was up VND5 at VND21,180 per dollar, and the selling rate was down VND10 at VND21,230 per dollar.

The State Bank of Viet Nam said the recent increases in the dollar rates were mainly due to psychological factors, were within the permitted range and were not worrying.— VNS