Data on foreign currency activity in October 2005

1.11.2005
 
Data on foreign currency activity in October 2005
 
Data on the exchange rate
  Representative Low High
Currency basket
Daily, end-October 2005 5.1578 5.1116 5.1800
Change from beginning of month 0.77%    
Change from beginning of year 3.03%    
Monthly average October 2005 5.1494    
Rate of change from previous month 1.16%    
Rate of change from beginning of year 2.58%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months 2.33%    
Dollar
Daily, end-October 2005 4.6360 4.5870 4.6550
Change from beginning of month 0.83%    
Change from beginning of year 7.61%    
Monthly average October 2005 4.6255    
Rate of change from previous month 1.92%    
Rate of change from beginning of year 6.53%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months 3.72%    
 
Volume of foreign currency/NIS trade1
  Non-Israeli financial institutions Other customers
($ Million)
Local Banks
September 2005(provisional)
Total 24,129 22,852 6,569
Of which swaps 18,756 7,454 2,572
Daily average 1,097 1,039 299
Of which swaps 853 339 117
October 2005 (provisional)
Total 18,283 14,063 4,130
Of which swaps 14,620 4,645 1,903
Daily average 1,219 938 275
Of which swaps 975 310 127
 
1In this table swaps include one side of the swap transaction.