Dollar slips on black market

By Dat Nguyen   January 12, 2023 | 11:26 pm PT
Dollar slips on black market
An employee counts U.S. banknotes at a bank in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo by VnExpress/Thanh Tung
The U.S. dollar fell marginally on the black market but remained stable at banks on Friday afternoon.

Unofficial exchange points sold the dollar at VND23,450, down 0.15% from Thursday.

Vietcombank kept the rate unchanged at VND23,610 for the third day in a row.

Eximbank sold the greenback at VND23,580, and Techcombank VND23,605, unchanged from Thursday.

ACB let the dollar slide 0.42% to VND23,700.

The State Bank of Vietnam maintained its reference rate at VND23,602.

The dollar index was on track for worst week since Nov. 11, 2022 as dat on Thursday showed that U.S consumer prices fell for the first time in more than 2-1/2 years in December, offering hope that inflation was now on a sustained downward trend, Reuters reported.

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