Data on foreign currency activity in August 2005

31.7.2005
 
Data on foreign currency activity in August 2005
 
Data on the exchange rate
  Representative Low High
Currency basket
Daily, end-August 2005 5.0857 5.0129 5.1088
Change from beginning of month 0.78%    
Change from beginning of year 1.59%    
Monthly average August 2005 5.0597    
Rate of change from previous month 0.42%-    
Rate of change from beginning of year 0.79%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months 0.41%-    
Dollar
Daily, end-August 2005 4.545 4.4717 4.5608
Change from beginning of month 0.42%    
Change from beginning of year 5.50%    
Monthly average AAugust 2005 4.5093    
Rate of change from previous month 1.12%-    
Rate of change from beginning of year 3.86%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months 0.55%-    
 
Volume of foreign currency/NIS trade1
  Non-Israeli financial institutions Other customers
($ Million)
Local Banks
July 2005(updated)
Total 28,797 19,447 5,266
Of which swaps 23,203 6,381 1,508
Daily average 1,371 926 251
Of which swaps 1,105 304 72
August 2005 (provisional)
Total 31,941 19,704 6,220
Of which swaps 26,641 5,929 2,724
Daily average 1,389 857 270
Of which swaps 1,158 258 118
 
1In this table swaps include one side of the swap transaction.