Currency Exchange Today (December 16), the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) announced the central exchange rate at 23,148 VND / USD, an increase of 4 VND compared to yesterday’s listing. With the prescribed margin of 3%, the current USD exchange rate of commercial banks (commercial banks) is about 22,454 – 23,842 VND / USD.
The reference exchange rate at the State Bank of Vietnam this morning also increased by 4 dong in selling price, currently buying – selling at 23,125 – 23,792 dong / USD.
The banking market witnessed some downward corrections this morning. Survey at 9am, VietinBank, Techcombank and Sacombank decreased by 1 – 3 VND in both directions of trading; The remaining banks all kept their listing rates unchanged from the level recorded at the same hour yesterday.
The buying price of USD at banks is currently ranging from 22,991 to 23,040 VND / USD, while the selling price is at 23,210 – 23,237 VND / USD. In which, BIDV has the highest buying price in USD and the lowest selling price of USD listed on Eximbank.
On the “black market”, a survey at 9am this morning showed that the USD was traded at 23,210 – 23,240 VND / USD, the buying and selling prices were unchanged from the recorded levels this morning.
|* Note: Cash buying – selling rate|
|Day||Morning session on December 16, 2020||Change from yesterday morning session|
|Central exchange rate (VND / USD)||23,148||4|
|Trading spread (+/- 3%)||22,454||23,842|
|SBV’s Transaction Center||23,125||23,792||0||4|
|Black market rate||23,210||23,240||0||0|
USD Currency exchange rate at domestic banks at 9am (Source: compiled by PV)
World dollar exchange rate prolonged weakening momentum
USD Index, a measure of the greenback’s strength compared to other major currencies, fell 0.3% to 90,385 at 6:45 (Vietnam time).
Euro to USD currency exchange rate increased 0.03% to 1.2155. The exchange rate between the pound and the US dollar decreased by 0.11% to 1.3447.
USD exchange rate against Japanese Yen decreased 0.02% to 103.63.
According to Investing, yesterday (December 15), the dollar was trading near the lowest level in nearly 2 and a half years against major currencies as demand for the safest assets increased in outlook for is the US financial stimulus deal and optimism for a Brexit deal.
The greenback is almost at its lowest level since mid-2018 against the euro and pound as US lawmakers are prepared to spend $ 1.4 trillion.
A brief comment on this issue said that the US $ 908 billion COVID-19 bailout plan would be divided into two packages, raising hope that at least a large portion of the plan already exists. bipartisan support will be approved.
Westpac analyst Sean Callow said: “The big picture is that 2021 looks increasingly promising for global growth, and while the US will certainly be a part of that, so do the deals. Global fiscal translation will support risk sensitive currencies like the Australian dollar “.
“The USD is likely to be in the weak group, along with the Japanese yen,” added Callow.
Across the Atlantic, European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said signing a trade pact with Britain is still possible, offering hope that a deal can only be reached. after a few days to avert a turbulent retreat for Great Britain from the EU trade bloc later this month.
Sterling rose 0.1% against the dollar to $ 1.3332, after rising 0.8% on Monday, having previously recorded a 2-and-a-half year high of $ 1.3540 earlier this month.
The greenback fell 0.1% against the euro to $ 1.2150, trading near a 2-and-a-half-year low of $ 1,2177 in the first session of the week.
The launch of COVID-19 vaccines in the US and UK has also raised risk sentiment, but optimism has been hampered by soaring rates of infection and death. London will proceed to tighten the blockade further amid discovery of a new variant of the corona virus.
The USD Index fluctuated at 90,705, having dropped to as low as 90,419, a level not seen since April 2018.