Data on foreign currency activity in September 2006

3.10.2006
 
Data on foreign currency activity in September 2006
 
Data on the exchange rate
  Representative Low High
Currency basket
Daily, end-September 2006 4.8582 4.858 4.9692
Change from beginning of month 1.90%-    
Change from beginning of year 4.54%-    
Monthly average September 2006 4.9242    
Rate of change from previous month 0.85%-    
Rate of change from beginning of year 3.49%-    
Rate of change in previous 12 months 3.27%-    
Dollar
Daily, end-September 2006 4.302 4.2965 4.3953
Change from beginning of month 1.42%-    
Change from beginning of year 6.54%-    
Monthly average September 2006 4.3528    
Rate of change from previous month 0.61%-    
Rate of change from beginning of year 5.62%-    
Rate of change in previous 12 months 4.09%-    
 
Volume of foreign currency/NIS trade1
  Non-Israeli financial institutions Other customers
($ Million)
Local Banks
August 2006 (updated)
Total 34,835 17,850 10,404
Of which swaps 27,919 4,690 6,500
Daily average 1,583 811 473
Of which swaps 1,269 213 295
September 2006 (provisional)
Total 34,052 17,931 8,266
Of which swaps 27,728 5,118 5,170
Daily average 1,622 854 394
Of which swaps 1,320 244 246
 
1In this table swaps include one side of the swap transaction.