Data on foreign currency activity in June 2006

3.7.2006
 
Data on foreign currency activity in June 2006
 
Data on the exchange rate
  Representative Low High
Currency basket
Daily, end-June 2006 5.0188 5.0077 5.1426
Change from beginning of month -2.25%    
Change from beginning of year -1.38%    
Monthly average June 2006 5.0518    
Rate of change from previous month -0.48%    
Rate of change from beginning of year -0.99%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months 0.46%    
Dollar
Daily, end-June 2006 4.4400 4.4348 4.5330
Change from beginning of month -1.73%    
Change from beginning of year -3.54%    
Monthly average June 2006 4.4723    
Rate of change from previous month -0.04%    
Rate of change from beginning of year -3.02%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months -0.28%    
 
Volume of foreign currency/NIS trade1
  Non-Israeli financial institutions Other customers
($ Million)
Local Banks
May 2006 (updated)
Total 43,535 20,427 8,571
Of which swaps 33,914 3,973 4,072
Daily average 1,979 929 390
Of which swaps 1,542 181 185
June 2006 (provisional)
Total 30,258 19,264 9,182
Of which swaps 23,338 4,869 5,242
Daily average 1,441 917 437
Of which swaps 1,111 232 250
 
1In this table swaps include one side of the swap transaction.