Data on foreign currency activity in March 2005

3.4.2005
 
Data on foreign currency activity in March 2005
 
Data on the exchange rate
  Representative High Low
Currency basket
Daily, end-March 2005 4.9811 4.9531 5.0007
Change from beginning of month -0.78%    
Change from beginning of year 0.50%    
Distance from lower limit 14.84%    
Monthly average March 2005 4.9759    
Rate of change from previous month -0.57%    
Rate of change from beginning of year -0.88%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months -1.78%    
Dollar
Daily, end-March 2005 4.3610 4.2947 4.3790
Change from beginning of month 0.09%    
Change from beginning of year 1.23%    
Monthly average March 2005 4.3290    
Rate of change from previous month -0.95%    
Rate of change from beginning of year 0.29%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months -3.87%    
 
Volume of foreign currency/NIS trade1
  Non-Israeli financial institutions Other customers
($ Million)
Local Banks
February 2005(updated)
Total 20,680 15,867 7,959
Of which swaps 16,664 4,984 5,262
Daily average 1,034 793 398
Of which swaps 833 249 263
March 2005 (provisional)
Total 23,880 18,976 6,785
Of which swaps 19,350 5,272 3,852
Daily average 1,085 863 308
Of which swaps 880 240 175
 
1In this table swaps include one side of the swap transaction.