Data on foreign currency activity in July 2005

31.7.2005
 
Data on foreign currency activity in July 2005
 
Data on the exchange rate
  Representative Low High
Currency basket
Daily, end-July 2005 5.0464 5.0449 5.1307
Change from beginning of month -1.25%    
Change from beginning of year 0.81%    
Monthly average July 2005 5.0810    
Rate of change from previous month 1.04%    
Rate of change from beginning of year 1.22%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months 0.64%    
Dollar
Daily, end-July 2005 4.5260 4.5153 4.6118
Change from beginning of month -1.05%    
Change from beginning of year 5.06%    
Monthly average JJuly 2005 4.5605    
Rate of change from previous month 1.69%    
Rate of change from beginning of year 5.04%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months 1.54%    
 
Volume of foreign currency/NIS trade1
  Non-Israeli financial institutions Other customers
($ Million)
Local Banks
June 2005(updated)
Total 28,097 21,266 9,208
Of which swaps 22,685 6,344 4,432
Daily average 1338 1013 438
Of which swaps 1080 302 211
July 2005 (provisional)
Total 29,153 20,015 5,369
Of which swaps 23,439 6,620 1,541
Daily average 1,388 953 256
Of which swaps 1,116 315 73
 
1In this table swaps include one side of the swap transaction.