Vietnam dong, gold rates - Aug. 23

Vietnam dong, gold rates - Aug. 23

HANOI, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Here's a snapshot of Vietnamese dong exchange rates in the official and unofficial markets, indicative SJC gold prices in Hanoi and interbank offered rates at 5:13 GMT.

August 23 USD/VND mid-point

VND=SBVN

23,237 USD/VND interbank

VND=VN

23,417/23,427 USD/VND unofficial

VNDUNOFF=VN 24,070/24,140 SJC gold (mln dong/tael)

66.25/67.07

NOTES: The State Bank of Vietnam began setting the mid-point rate on a daily basis as of Jan. 4, 2016, allowing dollar/dong transactions to move in a band of +/- 3% around the mid point.

The dong's exchange rate against other currencies is not restricted by a band. Interbank offered rates are the latest indicative bid/ask prices, quoted from market sources.

One tael is equivalent to 37.5 grams or 1.21 troy ounces. SJC gold prices are quoted by state-owned Saigon Jewelry Co.

For more interbank rate fixings released at 0400 GMT, click on VNIBOR-1 .

For Vietnam market overview click on: VNDVIEW

Vietnam's bonds market auctions: HNGBAUCSCH01

Bonds auction results: HNGBAUCRES01
Reporting by Phuong Nguyen