Data on foreign currency activity in February 2006

1.3.2006
 
Data on foreign currency activity in February 2006
 
Data on the exchange rate
  Representative Low High
Currency basket
Daily, end-February 2006 5.2149 5.1901 5.2362
Change from beginning of month 0.50%    
Change from beginning of year 2.47%    
Monthly average February 2006 5.2146    
Rate of change from previous month 1.28%    
Rate of change from beginning of year 2.20%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months 4.20%    
Dollar
Daily, end-February 2006 4.7060 4.6600 4.7280
Change from beginning of month 1.03%    
Change from beginning of year 2.24%    
Monthly average FFebruary 2006 4.7032    
Rate of change from previous month 1.83%    
Rate of change from beginning of year 1.98%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months 7.62%    
 
Volume of foreign currency/NIS trade1
  Non-Israeli financial institutions Other customers
($ Million)
Local Banks
January 2006 (updated)
Total 30,639 19,843 6,083
Of which swaps 23,378 5,655 2,107
Daily average 1,393 902 276
Of which swaps 1,063 257 96
February 2006 (provisional)
Total 29,992 16,631 6,578
Of which swaps 24,026 4,752 3,250
Daily average 1,500 832 329
Of which swaps 1,201 238 163
 
1In this table swaps include one side of the swap transaction.