Data on foreign currency activity in July 2006

1.8.2006
 
Data on foreign currency activity in July 2006
 
Data on the exchange rate
  Representative Low High
Currency basket
Daily, end-July 2006 4.9758 4.9569 5.1159
Change from beginning of month 0.86%-    
Change from beginning of year 2.23%-    
Monthly average July 2006 5.0081    
Rate of change from previous month 0.87%-    
Rate of change from beginning of year 1.85%-    
Rate of change in previous 12 months -1.44%    
Dollar
Daily, end-July 2006 4.393 4.3754 4.5258
Change from beginning of month 1.06%-    
Change from beginning of year 4.56%-    
Monthly average July 2006 4.4328    
Rate of change from previous month 0.88%-    
Rate of change from beginning of year 3.88%-    
Rate of change in previous 12 months 2.80%-    
 
Volume of foreign currency/NIS trade1
  Non-Israeli financial institutions Other customers
($ Million)
Local Banks
June 2006 (updated)
Total 31,547 19,561 9,030
Of which swaps 24,718 5,023 5,107
Daily average 1,502 931 430
Of which swaps 1,177 239 243
July 2006 (provisional)
Total 40,601 22,538 10,222
Of which swaps 31,286 5,694 5,320
Daily average 1,933 1,073 487
Of which swaps 1,490 271 253
 
1In this table swaps include one side of the swap transaction.