Data on foreign currency activity

5.2.2007
 
Data on foreign currency activity
 
Data on the exchange rate
  Representative Low High
Currency basket
Daily, end-January 2007 4.8394 4.7843 4.8548
Change from beginning of month 0.29%    
Change from beginning of year 0.29%    
Monthly average January 2007 4.8108    
Rate of change from previous month 0.09%    
Rate of change from beginning of year 0.09%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months -6.56%    
Dollar
Daily, end-January 2007 4.26 4.1802 4.2698
Change from beginning of month 0.83%    
Change from beginning of year 0.83%    
Monthly average January 2007 4.2283    
Rate of change from previous month 0.63%    
Rate of change from beginning of year 0.63%    
Rate of change in previous 12 months -8.46%    
 
Volume of foreign currency/NIS trade1
  Non-Israeli financial institutions Other customers
($ Million)
Local Banks
December (month) 2006 (updated)
Total 42,717 22,961 9,449
Of which swaps 36,777 8,060 5,301
Daily average 2,034 1,093 450
Of which swaps 1,751 384 252
January 2007 (provisional)
Total 51,502 20,452 9,670
Of which swaps 44,794 6,251 4,982
Daily average 2,341 930 440
Of which swaps 2,036 284 226
 
1In this table swaps include one side of the swap transaction.