Data on foreign currency activity in September 2005

2.10.2005
 
Data on foreign currency activity in September 2005
 
Data on the exchange rate
  Representative Low High
Currency basket
Daily, end-September 2005 5.1186 5.0558 5.1520
Change from beginning of month 0.65%    
Change from beginning of year 2.25%    
Monthly average September 2005 5.0905    
Rate of change from previous month 0.61%    
Rate of change from beginning of year 1.41%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months 1.04%    
Dollar
Daily, end-September 2005 4.5980 4.4710 4.6060
Change from beginning of month 1.17%    
Change from beginning of year 6.73%    
Monthly average SSeptember 2005 4.5384    
Rate of change from previous month 0.65%    
Rate of change from beginning of year 4.53%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months 0.91%    
 
Volume of foreign currency/NIS trade1
  Non-Israeli financial institutions Other customers
($ Million)
Local Banks
August 2005(updated)
Total 31,962 20,175 6,373
Of which swaps 26,761 6,178 2,749
Daily average 1,390 877 277
Of which swaps 1,164 269 120
September 2005 (provisional)
Total 23,709 22,879 6,541
Of which swaps 18,369 7,651 2,595
Daily average 1,078 1040 297
Of which swaps 835 348 118
 
1In this table swaps include one side of the swap transaction.