Data on foreign currency activity in February 2005

1.3.2005
 
Data on foreign currency activity in February 2005
 
Data on the exchange rate
  Representative High Low
Currency basket
Daily, end-February 2005 5.0202 4.9771 5.0440
Change from beginning of month -0.08%    
Change from beginning of year 0.28%    
Distance from lower limit 15.55%    
Monthly average February 2005 5.0045    
Rate of change from previous month -0.46%    
Rate of change from beginning of year -0.31%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months -1.46%    
Dollar
Daily, end-February 2005 4.357 4.355 4.397
Change from beginning of month -0.59%    
Change from beginning of year 1.14%    
Monthly average FFebruary 2005 4.3703    
Rate of change from previous month -0.19%    
Rate of change from beginning of year 0.66%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months -2.09%    
 
Volume of foreign currency/NIS trade1
  Non-Israeli financial institutions Other customers
(million $)
Local Banks
January 2005(updated)
Total 19,450 18,382 9,586
Of which swaps 14,770 5,352 4,957
Daily average 926 875 456
Of which swaps 703 255 236
February 2005 (provisional)
Total 20,224 15,660 8,281
Of which swaps 16,092 4,922 5,508
Daily average 1,011 783 414
Of which swaps 805 246 275
 
1In this table swaps include one side of the swap transaction.